## A sold a watch to B at a gain of 10% and B sold it to C at a loss of 10%. If C paid rupees 2970 for it , find the price paid by A ?

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Step-by-step explanation:Let the C.P. of A = Rs. x

Gain = 20%

∴ S.P. of A =

100

120

×Rs.x=Rs.

100

120x

C.P.ofB=Rs.

100

120x

Loss=10%

∴S.P.ofB=

100

90

×

100

120x

=Rs.

25

27x

⇒C.P.ofC=

25

27x

Given

25

27x

=216⇒x=

Answer:2940.3

Step-by-step explanation:B sold to C at a loss of 10%= 2970

= 2970x 10/100

= 297

B purchased the watch for 2970+297= 3267

A sold the watch to B at gain of 10/100

= 3267×10/100

= 326.7

Therefore cost of watch paid by A 3267-326.7

= 2940.3