# John sells a bat for ₹75 and suffers a loss of ₹8. The cost price of the bat is ________. Fill in the blanks to make the statement true.

**Solution:**

Given, John sells a bat for ₹75 and suffers a loss of ₹8. The cost price of the bat is ________.

We have to fill in the blanks to make the statement true.

According to the question,

__SP__ = ₹75

Loss = ₹8

We know, Loss = CP - SP

8 = CP - 75

__CP__ = 8 + 75

CP = 83

Therefore, the cost price is ₹83

**✦ Try This: **Sam sells a book for ₹45 and suffers a loss of ₹3. The cost price of the book is ________. Fill in the blanks to make the statement true.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 8

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 7 Problem 37**

## John sells a bat for ₹75 and suffers a loss of ₹8. The cost price of the bat is ________. Fill in the blanks to make the statement true

**Summary:**

John sells a bat for ₹75 and suffers a loss of ₹8. The cost price of the bat is ₹83

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