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The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x ar

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The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is

A. 15

B. 16

C. 18

D. 25

E. 27

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New post 14 Apr 2019, 18:28
Hello AkshdeepS!

Could you please clarify to me why is it wrong what Im doing?

Sell: 2 dlls
Cost: 1.5 dlls (which is the 75% of 2 dlls)

So 20(1.50) = 30 items

30/2 = 15
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