Question 62

A person spent Rs 50000 to purchase a desktop computer and a laptop computer. He sold the desktop at 20% profit and the laptop at 10% loss. If overall he made a 2% profit then the purchase price, in rupees, of the desktop is


Correct Answer: 20000

Solution

Let the price of desktop and laptop be x,y respectively.

Given,

x+y=50000...(i)

12.x+0.9y=50000(1.02)=51000...(ii)

(ii)-0.9(i) gives

0.3x=6000=> x=20000.

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