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A watch was sold at a gain of $12\%.$ Had it been sold it for $33$ rupees more, the gain would have been $14\%$ Find the original price of the watch.

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2016-12-20 13:52:59
Abijay
$(14\%-12\%)x=33\\ 2\%x=33\\ x=1650$

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2016-12-21 08:41:35
Swethan
Ans: Rs. $1650$

$2\%$ of the cost price is $33$
Therefore, $100\%$ of the cost price is $1650$

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2016-12-20 19:33:16
Javed Khan (Senior Math Expert, careerbless.com)