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posted by vipul

A shopkeeper bought an article for rs 360. The profit made by the shopkeeper after selling it after 11×1/9% discount is rs 40. Find the marked price (in rs)of the article.

1. Steve

p * (1 - (11 + 1/9)/100) = 360 + 40

2. Sonal

C.p.=360, profit = 40(given)
S.p.= 360+40= 400
Let marked price is x,
Discount =(100/9% of x)= x/9

Price after discount will be selling price of the article.

X-(x/9)=400
8x/9=400
X=450.

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