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A man bought a horse and cart for rs 3000. He sold the horse at gain of 20% and cart at loss of 10%, thereby gaining 2% on the whole.find the cost of the



Let the c.p of the horse be rs.X,then C.P of the carrige =rs(3000-x)

20% of x-10% of(3000-x)=2% of 3000
=>hence,C.P of the horse is 1200..............................
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Why this 20% of x is not 120% of x if in the question it is given that he sold the horse at gain of 20%
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