A trader has 50 kg of rice, a part of which he sells at 10 percent profit and the rest at 5 per cent loss. He gains 7 per cent on the whole. What is the quantity sold at 10 percent gain and 5 percent loss?

  • Option 1)

    45kg, 20 kg

  • Option 2)

    40kg, 15 kg

  • Option 3)

    35kg, 40 kg

  • Option 4)

    40 kg, 10 kg

  • Option 5)

    30kg, 10 kg

Answers (1)

Part sold at 5 % loss = 1/5 x 50 kg = 10 kg and at 10 % loss is 40 kg

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