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An article is marked at Rs. 2,250. By selling it at a discount of 12%, the dealer makes a profit of 10%. Find :**(i) **the selling price of the article.**(ii)** the cost price of the article for the dealer.

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#### Solution

**(i)** Marked price = Rs. 2,250

S.P.`=(2250(100-12))/100`

`=(2250xx88)/100`

= 45 × 44

= Rs. 1980

**(ii) **S.P. = Rs. 1980, Profit = 10%

∴ C.P. of the article =`100/110xx1980`

= 100 × 18

= Rs.1800

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