Amina buys a book for $Rs.\ 275$ and sells it at a loss of $15 \%$. How much does she sell it for?

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Given: 
Amina buys a book for $Rs.\ 275$ and sells it at a loss of $15 \%$. 

To do: To find that how much she sells it for.

Solution:

The cost of a book$=Rs.\ 275$

Loss percent$=15$ %

Loss$=$Loss % of C.P.$=15$ % of $Rs.\ 275$

$= \frac{15}{100}\times275$

$=Rs.\ 41.25$

Therefore, $S.P.=C.P.-Loss$

$=275-41.25=Rs.\ 233.75$

Hence, Amina sells a book for $Rs.\ 233.75$.
raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:35:12

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