Mohit sold a T.V. for Rs. 3,600 ; gaining one-sixth of its selling price. Find : (i) the gain (ii) the cost price of the T.V. (iii) the gain percent. - Mathematics

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Mohit sold a T.V. for Rs. 3,600; gaining one-sixth of its selling price. Find :
(i) the gain
(ii) the cost price of the T.V.
(iii) the gain percent.

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Solution

S.P. of T.V. = Rs. 3,600

Gain =`1/6` of (3600) =`1/6xx3600` = Rs. 600

(i) Thus gain = Rs. 600

(ii) Cost price = 3600 − 600 = Rs. 3000

(iii) Gain % =`600/3000xx100=60/3=20%`

Concept: To Find C.P., When S.P. and Gain (Or Loss) Percent Are Given
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Chapter 8: Profit, Loss and Discount - Exercise 8 (A) [Page 90]

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 8 Profit, Loss and Discount
Exercise 8 (A) | Q 6 | Page 90

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