# 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?

Given,

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

What is the number of white cement bags it must sell to have neither profit nor loss,if the number of grey bags sold is 6,400bags

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