A fruit seller purchased 60 kilograms of apples for RS.1500, on the opening the fruit boxes he found that 10 kilograms were rotten. At what rate per kilograms should he sell the remaining apples so as to make a profit of 20 % on whole transaction

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Given a fruit seller purchased 60 kg of apples for Rs 1500. And 10kg of apples were rotten. So, remaing apples=50Thus, C.P. of 50 apples =Rs 1500Gain%=20Let S.P.=Rs xWe know that,S.P.=100+gain%100×C.P.x=100+20100×1500x=Rs 18000Hence, S.P. of whole transaction should be Rs 18000.

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