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Profit Loss Discount
1. Find selling price when cost price = Rs 50 , Loss/Gain = 10 % .
2. Find cost price when selling price = 55 , Loss/Gain = 10 %
3. Find Loss/Gain % when cost price = 50 and selling price = 55 .
4. By selling an article for Rs 110 a man loses 12 %. For how much should he sell it to gain 8 %.
5. A man sells two houses for Rs 536850 each. On one he gains and on the other he loses 5 %. Find his gain or loss % on the whol ...
6. If selling price of 10 articles is the same as the cost price of 12 articles, find the gain %.
7. By selling 100 pencils, a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 20 pencils. Find the gain percent.
8. A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 960 grams for 1000 grams. Find the gain per ...
9. If the marked price of an article is Rs 380 and a discount of 5 % is given on it, what is the selling price ?
10. If 12 % is allowed as discount on a radio and its selling price is Rs 836 , what is its marked price ?
11. A cycle dealer marks his goods 25 % above his cost price and allows a discount of 8 % on it. Find his gain percent.
12. Successive discounts of 20 % and 10 % equivalent to a single discount of how many percent?
13. If a commission of 10 % is given on the list price, the gain is 20 %. Find the gain percent, if the commission is increased t ...
14. If the manufacturer gives 20 % commission to the dealer on the printed price and if the dealer sells the item at the printed ...
15. A dealer gets 25 % commission on the printed price of an item. If he gives 10 % discount to the customer on printed price, fi ...
16. The printed price of a saree is Rs 900 . A cloth-mearchant purchases it at 15 % commission. He spends Rs 35 for roll-polish a ...
17. A carpenter made a table which cost him Rs 1500 . He decided the price so that he would get 20 % profit. He gave 8 % commissi ...
18. The printed price of a book is Rs 720 . After giving 10 % discount to the customer on the printed price, the book-seller gets ...
19. If 20 % discount is given on the decided price which is decided by addition of 20 % profit on the purchase price, then will t ...
20. A watch manufacturing company decided the price with 25 % profit on the cost price. By selling a watch with 8 % discount on t ...
21. If the sales price of 12 pens is fixed as the original price of 15 pens, then what percentage of profit is earned in the deal ...
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4. By selling an article for Rs
a man loses
%. For how much should he sell it to gain
%.
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Profit Loss Discount
4. By selling an article for Rs 110 a man loses 12 %. For how much should he sell it to gain 8 %.
Here `"S.P." = "Rs "110," Loss" = 12%`
`"C.P." = "S.P." × 100/(100 - "Loss"%) = 110 × 100/(100 - 12) = 125" Rs"`
Now, `"C.P." = "Rs "125," Gain" = 8%`
`"S.P." = "C.P." × (100 + "Gain"%)/100 = 125 × (100 + 8)/100 = 135" Rs"`
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