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A Shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on theprinted.
The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is
45:56
99:125
NONE OF THESE
50:61
While selling the watch, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% if he gives a discount of 7 % he earns Rs. 15 less asprofit.
The marked price of the watch is
Rs. 712.50
Rs. 697.50
Rs. 787.50
NONE OF THESE
The selling price of 12 articles is equal to the cost price of 15articles.
The gain per cent is
20%
6
80%
25%
At what price must an article costing Rs.47.50 be marked in order that after deducting 5% from the listprice.
It may be sold at a profit of 25% on the cost price
Rs.75.00
Rs.72.50
Rs.62.50
Rs.80.00
A trader marked the price of a car 20% above the cost price and allowed the purchaser 5% discount on the marked price there by gained Rs.8400.
Find the cost price of the car
Rs.60000
Rs.78400
Rs.75000
Rs.68400
A man purchases an electric heater whose printed price is 160 if he received two successive discounts of 20% and 10% he paid
Rs. 129.60
Rs. 115.20
Rs. 119.60
Rs. 112
John sells his laptop to Mark at a loss of 20% who subsequently sells it to Kevin at a profit of 25%. Kevin after finding some defect in the laptop, returns it to Mark but could recover only Rs.4.50 for every Rs. 5 he hadpaid.
Find the amount of Kevin’s loss if John had paid Rs. 1,75,000 for the laptop
Rs.17,500
Rs.14,200
Rs.15,520
Rs.16,500
Cost of 3 cricket balls = cost of 2 pairs of legpads.
Cost of 3 pairs of leg pads = cost of 2 pairs of gloves Cost of 3 pairs of gloves = cost of 2 cricket bats If a cricket bat costs Rs 54, what is the cost of a cricket ball
Rs 12
Rs 18
Rs 14
Rs 16
By selling 12 pencils for a rupee a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell in order to gain 20%
9
12
16
8
If a trader sold two cars each at Rs. 325475 and gains 12% on the first and loses 12% on the second, then his profit or loss percent on the whole is
14.4% loss
0%
1.44% loss
14.4% profit
NONE OF THESE
A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certainprice.
If the sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be
120
40
140
100
A man sold 20 articles for Rs. 60 and gained 20%. How many articles did he buy for Rs.60
22
26
24
25
If books bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 425, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling eight books
1200
1800
NONE OF THESE
600
A shopkeeper sold a mobile phone for Rs.12000.
Had he offered discount of 10% on the selling price, there would be a loss of 4%. What is the cost price of that Mobile phone
Rs. 11,250
Rs. 11,680
Rs. 12,750
Rs. 12,500
I bought two books; for Rs.480.
I sold one at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 19% and then I found each book was sold at the sameprice.
Find the cost of the book sold at a loss
Rs.140
Rs.280
Rs.28
Rs.70
A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 25%. If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the cost price of the bicycle for A is
Rs. 120
Rs. 150
Rs. 110
Rs. 125
Raghu earns 25% on an investment but loses 10% on anotherinvestment.
If the ratio of the two investment is 3:5. What is the gain or loss on two investments taken together
3.125 %
1.251 %
9.451 %
7.21 %
A person bought an article and sold it at a loss of 10%. If he had bought it for 20% less and sold it for Rs.75 less, he could have gained 25%. What is the cost price
Rs.200
Rs.225
Rs.275
Rs.250
12 days payment to the servant in a cloth showroom in festival season is Rs. 400 plus oneshirt.
The servant leaves after 9 days and recieves Rs. 280 and ashirt.
What is the price of the shirt
Rs. 120
Rs. 80
Rs. 100
Rs. 70
By selling a watch for Rs. 1140, a man loses 50% in order to gain 5%, the watch must be sold for
Rs. 1260
Rs. 1254
Rs. 1197
Rs. 1311
A shopkeeper who deals in books sold a book at 16%loss.
Had she charged an additional Rs.60 while selling it , her profit would have been 14%. Find the cost price, in rupees, of the book
Rs. 154
Rs. 185
Rs. 200
Rs. 177
By selling an umbrella for Rs. 300, a shop keeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the markedprice.
His gain percent during the sale is
7
8
7.5
9
A trader marked the selling price of an article at 10% above the costprice.
At the time of selling, he allows certain discount and suffers a loss of 1%. He allowed a discount of
10 %
11 %
10.5 %
12.5 %
When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%
Rs. 25,300
Rs. 25,800
Rs. 22,500
Rs. 21,000
A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is
8%
10%
5%
No profit, no loss
If selling price is doubled, the profittriples.
Find the profit percent
66 2/3
120
100
105 1/3
A fair price shopkeeper takes 10% profit on hisgoods.
He lost 20% goods duringtheft.
His loss percent is
10
8
12
11
The
C.P. of an article is 40% of the S.P. The per cent that the S.P. is of
C.P. is
60
40
240
250
If the cost price of 50 articles is equal to the selling price of 40 articles, then the gain or loss percent is
10% profit
NONE OF THESE
20% profit
25% loss
20% loss
In an exhibition, Almond bought a painting for Rs.20000.
He later sold it to Olive for Rs.23000.
Olive sold it to Sarah for double the profit percentage that Almondearned.
At what price should Sarah sell this painting to earn 8% profit
Rs. 31,184
Rs. 32,292
Rs. 34,410
Rs. 29,999
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