## a man sells his typewriter at 5% loss if he sells it for 80rupees more he gains 5% .the cost price of the typewriter​

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a man sells his typewriter at 5% loss if he sells it for 80rupees more he gains 5% .the cost price of the typewriter​

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2. Explanation

Let the cost price of a typewriter is Rs.X

Loss = 5 %

Then, the selling price of the typewriter = X×95100

= 19X20

Gain = 5 %

Then the selling price = X×105100

= 21X20

Then,

21X20–19X20=80

(21X–20X)20=80

X=80×20

X=Rs.1600

Then, the cost price of a typewriter is Rs.1600

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