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A merchant bought two transistors, which together cost him Rs. 480. He sold one of them at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 19%. If the selling price

A merchant bought two transistors, which together cost him Rs. 480. He sold one of them at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 19%. If the selling price of both the transistors are equal, find the cost of the lower priced transistor.

  • Option 1)

    Rs. 300

  • Option 2)

    Rs. 180

  • Option 3)

    Rs. 200

  • Option 4)

    Rs. 250

  • Option 5)

    Rs. 280

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Let CP of one Transistor = x

Another transistor = 480-x

Now   x\times \frac{85}{100}=(480-x)\times \frac{119}{100}

x=280\; \; another=200

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