A man got a profit of
3000/= after selling an item. Find the buying price if the percentage profit
was 10%.

__Solution__
%’ge profit =

__Profit__X 100 where B. P. represents Buying Price.
B.P

10% =

__3000__X 100
B.P.

B.P. x 10 = 300,000

__B.P. x__~~10~~=

^{1}__300,000__

_{1}

B.P. = 30,000

__Hence Buying Price was 30,000/=__

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A man got a profit of
4000/= after selling an item. Find the buying price if the percentage profit
was 30%.