The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is ?

Answer : B . 16

The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is ?

A. 15

B. 16

C. 18

D. 25

Answer : B . 16

Explanation:

Let Cost Price of each article be Re. 1
Cost Price of x articles = Rs. x.
Selling Price of x articles = Rs. 20.
Profit = Rs. (20 – x).

So {(20 – x) / x} x 100 = 25
x = 16

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