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By selling an article, Ram earned a profit equal to one-fifth of the price he bought it. If he sold it for Ra. 360, what was the cost price?

• Option 1)

Rs 245.75

• Option 2)

Rs 300

• Option 3)

Rs 312.50

• Option 4)

Rs 350

• Option 5)

Rs 281.75

Let CP = 100 ,   P = 20 ,   SP = 120 Now 120% = 360 CP = 100% = 300

Oranges are bought at the rate of 9 for Rs1 and sold at the rate of 8 for Rs1. The profit is:

• Option 1)

• Option 2)

• Option 3)

• Option 4)

• Option 5)

Let of oranges bough t= LCM of 9 and 8 = 72 CP of 72 oranges=8 SP of 72 oranges=9

In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increase by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

• Option 1)

30%

• Option 2)

70%

• Option 3)

75%

• Option 4)

250%

• Option 5)

100%

Let CP = 100      SP = 420 if    CP = 125      SP = 420 Then     ( approx.)

The ratio between the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7:5, what is the ratio between the profit and the cost price of that article?

• Option 1)

2 : 7

• Option 2)

5 : 2

• Option 3)

• Option 4)

None

• Option 5)

7 : 2

SP : CP  = 7 : 5 Then P = 2 Then P : CP = 2 : 5

A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be:

• Option 1)

40%

• Option 2)

100%

• Option 3)

130%

• Option 4)

140%

• Option 5)

120%

Let CP =  100   ,     SP = 120 New SP + 240

Jacob bought a scooter for certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost on repairs and sold the scooter for a profit of Rs. 1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?

• Option 1)

• Option 2)

Rs 440

• Option 3)

Rs 500

• Option 4)

Rs 550

• Option 5)

Rs 400

Let CP = 100  ,   New CP = 110 (with repair) Profit = 1100 or 20% ,  Old CP is 1.1 CP = 5500 , CP = 5000 , Repair = 500

At what profit percent must an article be sold so that by selling at half that price, there may be a loss of 30%?

• Option 1)

25%

• Option 2)

30%

• Option 3)

40%

• Option 4)

42%

• Option 5)

36%

Let SP = 100 ,       New SP = 50

The sale price of an article including the sales tax is Rs 616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then the cost price of the article is:

• Option 1)

Rs 500

• Option 2)

Rs 575

• Option 3)

Rs 550

• Option 4)

Rs 600

• Option 5)

Rs 515

1.1 of SP = 616 SP = 560 CP =

A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 5%. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Rs 1 less, he would have made a profit of 10%. The C.P. of the article was:

• Option 1)

Rs 100

• Option 2)

Rs 150

• Option 3)

Rs 200

• Option 4)

Rs 350

• Option 5)

Rs 500

CP1 = 100 ,  SP1 = 105 CP2 = 95 P = 10% SP2 = 104.5 Difference = .5% .5% = 1   ,    100% = 200

If an article is sold at 5% gain instead of 5% loss, the seller gets Rs. 6.72 more. The C.P. of the article is:

• Option 1)

Rs 67.20

• Option 2)

Rs 120

• Option 3)

Rs 134.40

• Option 4)

Rs 142.25

• Option 5)

Rs 240

Difference in gain or loss % = 10% 10% = 6.72 100% = 67.2 CP = 67.2

Hemant sold 10 sarees for a total profit of Rs. 460 and 12 sarees for a total profit of Rs. 144. At what profit per saree should he sell the remaining 20 sarees so that he gets an average profit of Rs. 18 per saree?

• Option 1)

5.80

• Option 2)

7.60

• Option 3)

7.80

• Option 4)

8.00

• Option 5)

7.40

Total profit required = Profit on 22 sarees = Profit on 20 sarees = Average Profit =

A horse and a cow were sold for Rs12000 each. The horse was sold at a loss of 20% and the cow at a gain of 20%. The entire transaction resulted in:

• Option 1)

No loss or gain

• Option 2)

Loss of Rs 1000

• Option 3)

Gain Rs  1000

• Option 4)

Gain of Rs 1500

• Option 5)

Gain of Rs 2000

Total SP = 2400 CP of horse =   = 15000 CP of horse = = 10000 Total CP = 25000 Profit = 1000

The difference between a number and its three-fifth is 50. What is the number?

• Option 1)

• Option 2)

• Option 3)

• Option 4)

120

• Option 5)

A man buys oranges at Rs. 5 a dozen and an equal number at Rs. 4 dozen. He sells them at Rs 5.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs. 50. How many dozen oranges did he buy ?

• Option 1)

30

• Option 2)

40

• Option 3)

50

• Option 4)

25

• Option 5)

60

CP of 2 dozen oranges = 5 + 4 = 9 SP of 2 dozen oranges = 11 If profit is Rs 2, orange bought = 2 dozen Then at profit of Rs 50 orange bought= 50 dozen

A man sold 250 chairs and had a gain equal to selling price of 50 chairs. His profit percent is:

• Option 1)

5%

• Option 2)

10%

• Option 3)

25%

• Option 4)

30%

• Option 5)

50%

CP of 250 chairs + SP of 50 chairs = SP of 250 CP of 250 chairs = Sp of 200 chairs

If the cost price of 12 tables is equal to the selling price of 16 tables, the loss percent is :

• Option 1)

18%

• Option 2)

20%

• Option 3)

25%

• Option 4)

30%

• Option 5)

15%

If CP and SP equates in question Then P% or L% = Now L% =

A sold a table to B at a profit of 15%. Later on, B sold it back to A at a profit of 20%, thereby gaining Rs. 69. How much did A pay for the table originally ?

• Option 1)

Rs. 300

• Option 2)

Rs. 320

• Option 3)

Rs. 340

• Option 4)

Rs. 350

• Option 5)

Rs. 345

Let CP = 100 A sold to be at = 115 B sold to A at profit of 20% and gain 6 23% = 69 100% = 300

By selling 80 oranges a man gains the selling price of 20 oranges. Find the gain %

• Option 1)

20%

• Option 2)

30%

• Option 3)

• Option 4)

40%

• Option 5)

25%

Let SP of one orange = 1 SP of 80 orange = 80 Profit = 20 CP = 60 Profit % =
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