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The ratio of cost price to the selling price of an article is 5 : 6. If 20% discount is offered on marked price of the article then marked price is what percent more than cost price?
A. `(100)/(3)%`
B. 0.5
C. 0.4
D. `(200)/(3)%`

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Correct Answer - B
Let M. P. = x
And cost price and selling price be 5y and 6y ,brgt So, 80% x = 6y
`x = (30y)/(4)`
`xz = 7.5y`
Required percentage `= (7.5y - 5y)/(5y) xx 100 = (2.5y)/(5y) xx 100`
`= 50%`

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