# A person sold an article for Rs.136 and got 15% loss

Profit Loss
A person sold an article for Rs.136 and got 15% loss. Had he sold it for Rs.x, he would have got a profit of 15%. Which one of the following is correct?

- 170 < x < 180
- 160 < x < 170
- 180 < x < 190
- 190 < x < 200

### Answer

Cost price of the article = 136(1 + 0.15) = Rs.160

To make a profit of 15% , selling price = 160(1 + 0.15) = Rs.184

**The correct answer option is C.**