**A sells an article to B at a gain of 20%. B sells is to C at a gain of 25% and C in turn sells is to D at a loss of 33 ^{1}/_{3}%. If D paid Rs.1000 for it, then what is the cost price of A.?**

- Rs.1000
- Rs.2000
- Rs.3000
- Rs.4000

**Answer: ** **1**

**Solution**

1.2 X 1.25 X 0.6666 X CP = 1000 => CP = 1000 (profits of 20%, 25% & loss of 33.33%)

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