8. A cement company earns a profit of Rs. 8 per bag of white cement sold and a loss of Rs. 5 per bag of grey cement sold.
(a) The company sells 3,000 bags of white cement and 5,000 bags of grey cement in a month. What is its profit or loss?
Profit earned by selling 1 bag of white cement =
Profit earned by selling 3000 bags of white cement=
Loss on 1 bag of grey cement =
Loss of 5000 bags of grey cement =
Total earnings =
This means that the company incurred a loss of