# Word Problem 16

**Problem 16: A man losses 13% by selling a book at a certain price.If had sold it for Rs 9.75 more, he would have gained 26%. Find the cost price of the book.**

**a. Rs 25 b. Rs 10 c. Rs 30 d. Rs 50**

( basic arithematics for jobs)

**Solution:**

GRE arithmetic questions and answers

Loss = 13%

Selling Price = Rs 9.75 more

Profit =26%

Cost price= ?

We start by supposing that;

Then

Above two must be equale;

**So, the total cost of the article is Rs 25, So option ‘a’ is correct.**

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