By selling a pen for 195, a man loses one-sixteenth of what it costs him. Find 1) the cost price of the pen 2) loss per cent ​

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By selling a pen for 195, a man
loses one-sixteenth of what it costs him. Find 1) the cost price of the pen 2) loss per cent

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Katherine 4 days 2021-09-13T15:35:08+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-09-13T15:36:14+00:00

    Thanks a ton to be in a 88

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    2021-09-13T15:36:37+00:00

    → Let CP of pen be x


    → SP after loss of 1/6 = x – x/6 = 195

    = 5x/6 = 195

    → = x = 195 × 6/5

    → = x = 234

    (I) CP of pen = 234

    →(ii) Loss percent = CP-SP/CP × 100

    →= 234-195/234 × 100

    = 50/3

    →= 16 2/3%

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