A. Rs. 1505

B. Rs. 1510

**C. Rs. 1500**

D. Rs. 1490

E. None of these

Explanation:

Let the cost price of an article be Rs. x.

(19% of x) – (12% of x) = 105

19x/100 – 12x/100 = 105 => 7x = 105 * 100

=> x = 1500

Cost price = Rs. 1500

### Related Mcqs:

- After allowing a discount of 15% on the marked price, the selling price is Rs. 6800 for an article. If it was sold at marked price, there would have been a profit of 60%. The cost price of the article is?
A. Rs. 6400

B. Rs. 5600

**C. Rs. 5000**

D. Rs. 4800

E. None of these - The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?
**A. Rs. 2000**

B. Rs. 2200

C. Rs. 2400

D. None of these - The ratio between the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7:5. What is the ratio between the profit and the cost price of that article?
A. 2:7

B. 5:2

C. 7:2

D. Data inadequate

**E. None of these** - Mahad sold an article for Rs. 18000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price, he would have earned a profit of 8%. What is the cost price of the article?
**A. Rs. 15000**

B. Rs. 16200

C. Rs. 14700

D. Rs. 15900

E. None of these - The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit?
A. Rs. 920

**B. Rs. 960**

C. Rs. 1060

D. Rs. 1200 - At what price must an article costing Rs.47.50 be marked in order that after deducting 5% from the list price. It may be sold at a profit of 25% on the cost price?
**A. Rs.62.50**

B. Rs.72.50

C. Rs.75.00

D. Rs.80.00 - A person bought an article and sold it at a loss of 10 % if he had bought it for 20 % less and sold it for Rs. 55 more he would have had a profit of 40 %. The C.P of the article is:
A. Rs. 200

B. Rs. 225

**C. Rs. 250**

D. None of these - The sale price of an article including the sales tax is Rs. 616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then the cost price of the article is:
**A. Rs. 500**

B. Rs. 515

C. Rs. 550

D. Rs. 600 - There is a 30% increase in the price of an article in the first year, a 20% decrease in the second year and a 10% increase in the next year. If the final price of the article is Rs. 2288, then what was the price of the article initially?
A. Rs. 1500

B. Rs. 1800

**C. Rs. 2000**

D. Rs. 2400

E. None of these - A trader purchased two colour televisions for a total of Rs. 35000. He sold one colour television at 30% profit and the other 40% profit. Find the difference in the cost prices of the two televisions if he made an overall profit of 32%?
**A. Rs. 21000**

B. Rs. 17500

C. Rs. 19000

D. Rs. 24500