The cost price of a table is ₹ 3,200. A merchant wants to make 25 % profit by selling it. At the the time of sale he declares a discount of 20 % on the marked price. The marked price (in ₹) is
5,000
6,000
4,000
4,500
Correct Option: A
Let the marked price of table be ₹ p.
∴
p × 80
=
3200 × 125
100
100
⇒ p × 80 = 3200 × 125
⇒ p =
3200 × 125
= ₹ 5000
80
2nd method to solve this question. Here, r = 25%, D = 20%, C.P. = ₹ 3200, M.P. = ?