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# 'A' sold an article to 'B' at a profit of 20%. 'B' sold the same article to 'C' at a loss of 25% and 'C' sold the same article to 'D' at a profit of 40%. If 'D' paid Rs 252 for the article, then find how much did 'A' pay for it?

 A) Rs.196 B) Rs.210 C) Rs.200 D) Rs.235

Explanation:

Let the article costs 'X' to A
Cost price of B = 1.2X
Cost price of C = 0.75(1.2X) = 0.9X
Cost price of D = 1.4(0.9X) = 1.26X = 252
Amount paid by A for the article = Rs. 200.

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There was 25% off onshirt. A lady boughta shirt and got an additional 20% discount for paying in cash and further 10% discount for being a loyal customer. She paid ₹405. What was the price tag (in ₹) on the shirt?

 A) 600 B) 650 C) 725 D) 750

Explanation:

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A person purchased a vehicle for ₹4,90,828 and sold it for ₹5,52,920. What is the percent profit earned on this vehicle (correct to two decimal places)?

 A) 19.55% B) 11.55% C) 15.51% D) 12.65%

Explanation:

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A person purchased a vehicle for ₹4,89,828 and sold it for ₹5,89,828. What is the profit percent he earned on this vehicle (correct to two decimal places)?

 A) 25% B) 15% C) 18.65% D) 20.42%

Explanation:

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A dealer buys an article marked at ₹20000 with two successive discounts of 20% and 5%. He spends ₹1800 on repairs and sells it for ₹20000, what is his profit/loss percent (correct to two decimal places)?

 A) 23.64% loss B) 17.65% profit C) 23.46% profit D) 17.65% loss

Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 17.65% profit

Explanation:

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A man bought three articles for ₹3,000 each. He sold the articles respectively at 10% profit, 5% profit and 15% loss. The total percentage profit/loss he earned is:

 A) 10% loss B) 5% profit C) No profit no loss D) 5% loss

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) No profit no loss

Explanation:

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A dealer buys an article marked at ₹30000 with two successive discounts of 20% and 5%. He spends ₹1200 on repairs and sells it for ₹30000, what is his profit/loss percent?

 A) 20% profit B) 25% loss C) 20% loss D) 25% profit

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 25% profit

Explanation:

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A and B can complete a piece of work in 15 days and 20 days respectively. They got a contract to complete the work for ₹77000. The share of A (in ₹) in the contracted money will be:

 A) 45,000 B) 40,000 C) 44,000 D) 42,000

Explanation:

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If the length of a rectangle is decreased by 11% and the breadth is increased by 11%, its area will undergo:

 A) 13.13% increase B) 1.21% increase C) 1.21% decrease D) 13.13% decrease

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1.21% decrease

Explanation: