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An article is sold at a loss of 20% . Had it been sold for ` 663 more, it would have fetched a profit of 12.5% . Find the cost price the article.



Let the cp of  the article be Rs x.
sp of the article when it was at a loss of 20%=Rs{x-(x*20/100)}
 new sp=Rs(4x/5+663)

the cp of the article is rs 5304.     
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