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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)

    \; 12\frac{1}{8}\; ^{0}\! /_{0}\; \;

  • Option 2)

    10\; ^{0}\! /_{0}\; \;

  • Option 3)

    \; 11\frac{1}{9}\; ^{0}\! /_{0}\; \;

  • Option 4)

    \; \; 12\frac{1}{2}\; ^{0}\! /_{0}

  • Option 5)

    9\frac{1}{11}\; ^{0}\! /_{0}\; \; \; \;

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)

    4:3

  • 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)

    350

  • 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)

    75

  • Option 2)

    100

  • Option 3)

    125

  • Option 4)

    120

  • Option 5)

    None \: of\: these

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)

    33\frac{1}{3}\; ^{0}\! /_{0}

  • 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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