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14 June, 15:05

10) A shopkeeper loses 5% by selling a water bottle for rupees 55.10. At what price should it be sold in order to gain 85%

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  1. 14 June, 15:24
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    rupees 107.30

    Explanation:

    Selling the water at 55.10 make a loss of 5 %

    i. e 55.10 represents 95 % of selling price.

    To get selling price. (100%)

    =55.10/95x100 = rupees 58

    To gain 85 percent: selling prices 85%

    = 58x1.85

    = rupees 107.30
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