# Ramdev sold a book at 20% profit. If he had purchased it in Rs 600 les

| Ramdev sold a book at 20% profit. If he had purchased it in Rs 600 less and sold it Rs 600 less there would be 5% more profit. Find C.P. of the book.

A. Rs. 2500

B. Rs. 3000

C. Rs. 3500

D. Rs. 4000

### Right Answer is: B

#### SOLUTION

Given that Ramdev sold a book at 20% profit

20% =

Let C.P. of book = 5x

So S.P. of book =

Now, If he had purchased it at Rs 600 less and sold it at Rs 600 less there would be 5% more profit.

New profit= 20% + 5% = 25%

25% =

New C.P. of book =

New S.P. of book =

A.T..Q.

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So C.P. of the book = 5x = 5 × 600 = Rs. 3000

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Ramdev sold a book at 20% profit. If he had purchased it in Rs 600 les