When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15% ?



When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15% ?

A. Rs. 21,000

B. Rs. 22,500

C. Rs. 25,300

D. 44%

Answer : C. Rs. 25,300


Explanation:


    85 : 18700 = 115 : x
    x = (18700 x 115) / 85
    = 25300.

    Hence, Selling Price (S.P) = Rs. 25,300.


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