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The cost of an article was Rs.75. The cost was first increased by 20% and later on it was reduced by 20%. The present cost of the article is:

A. Rs. 72

B. Rs. 60

C. Rs. 75

D. Rs. 76

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Initial Cost = Rs. 75
After 20% increase in the cost, it becomes,
(75 + 20% of 75) = Rs. 90
Now, Cost is decreased by 20%, So cost will become,
(90 - 20% of 90) = Rs. 72
So, present cost is Rs. 72

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