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A milkman has 20 liters of milk. If he mixes 5 liters of water, which is freely available, in 20 liters of pure milk. If the cost of pure milk is Rs. 18 per litre, then the profit of the milkman, when he sells all the mixture at  cost price, is:

A) 20% B) 25%
C) 33.33% D) 18%

Answer:   B) 25%



Explanation:

When the water is freely available and all the water is sold at the price of the milk, then the water gives the profit on the cost of 20 litres of milk.

 

  Since,    the profit % = ProfitCostPricex100

Therefore, profit percentage = 520x100  = 25%

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A person sells an article at 10% below its cost price. Had he sold it for ₹332 more, he would have made a profit of 20%. What is the original selling price (in ₹) of the article?

 

A) 996 B) 1328
C) 1028 D) 896
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 996

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Two articles are sold for ₹5,104 each. On one, the seller gains 16% and on the other, he loses 12%. What is his overall gain percent, nearest to two decimal places?

 

A) 0.10% B) 0.08%
C) 0.12% D) 0.14%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 0.08%

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Two articles are sold for ₹ 4880, on one, the seller gained 22% and on the other, he lost 20%. What is his overall gain or loss percentage, nearest to one decimal place?

A) 3.4% loss B) 3.4% gain
C) 3.6% gain D) 3.6% loss
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 3.4% loss

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Two articles are sold for Rs. 4,956 each. On one, the seller gains 18% and on the other he loses 16%. What is his overall gain or loss percent to nearest one decimal place?

 

A) 1.9% loss B) 1.9% gain
C) 2.1% gain D) 2.1% loss
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1.9% loss

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Two articles are sold for ₹975 each. On one, the seller gains 30% and on the other, he loses 25%. What is the overall gain or loss percentage, correct to one decimal place?

 

A) 4.9% loss B) 5.3% gain
C) 4.9% gain D) 5.1% loss
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4.9% loss

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A person marked his goods at a price that would give him 40% profit but he declared a sale and allowed 20% discount on the marked price. What is the profit percentage of the person in the whole transaction ?

 

A) 12% B) 32%
C) 30% D) 20%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 12%

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A dealer sold 6 sewing machines for ₹63,000 with a profit of 5%. For how much should he sells 8 machines if he intends to earn 15% profit?

 

A) ₹88,200 B) ₹69,300
C) ₹92,000 D) ₹92,400
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) ₹92,000

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If the difference between 62% and 80% of a number is 198, then the difference between 92% and 56% of the number will be:

 

A) 1100 B) 3564
C) 396 D) 360
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 396

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