3 years ago in Profit & Loss

# On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

[A] Rs. 45
[B] Rs. 50
[C] Rs. 55
[D] Rs. 60
[E] None of these

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