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A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

A) No profit, no loss B) 5%
C) 8% D) 10%

Answer:   B) 5%



Explanation:

C.P. of 56 kg rice = Rs. (26 x 20 + 30 x 36) = Rs. (520 + 1080) = Rs. 1600.

 

S.P. of 56 kg rice = Rs. (56 x 30) = Rs. 1680.

 

Gain =(80/1600*100) % = 5%

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A sells an article to B at a loss of 20%, B sells it to C at a profit of 12.5% and sells it to D at a loss of 8%. If D buys it for Rs.248.40, then what is the difference between the loss incurred by A and C?

 

A) Rs. 36.80   B) Rs. 38.40
C) Rs.42.60 D) Rs.39.20
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rs. 38.40

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A shopkeeper bought 80 kg of rice at a discount of 10%. Besides 1 kg rice was offered free to him on the purchase of every 20 kg rice. If he sells the rice at the marked price, his profit percentage will be:

 

A) 1623%  B) 1513 %
C) 1537 % D) 1427% 
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1623% 

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Sudha sold an article to Renu for Rs.576 at a loss of 20%. Renu spent a sum of Rs.224 on its transportation and sold it to Raghu at price which would have given Sudha profit of 24%. The percentage of gain for Renu is:

A) 13.2% B) 10.5%
C) 12.9% D) 11.6%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 11.6%

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By selling 18 table fans for Rs.11,664 a man incurs a loss of 10%. How many fans should he sell for Rs.17,424 to earn 10% profit?

A) 18 B) 22
C) 20 D) 23
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 22

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While selling an article of marked price Rs.5,040 at a discount of 40%, if a trader gains 20%, then the profit in Rs is:

A) ₹642 B) ₹504
C) ₹720 D) ₹2,520
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) ₹504

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The marked price of an item is 25% above its cost price. A shopkeeper sells it, allowing a discount of x % on the marked price. If he incurs a loss of 8%, then the value of x is

 

A) 25.6% B) 26.8%
C) 26.4% D) 25.2%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 26.4%

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Reema sold 48 articles for Rs. 2,160 and suffered a loss of 10%. How many articles should she sell for Rs. 2,016 to earn a profit of 12%?

A) 36 B) 40
C) 28 D) 32
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 36

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Sudhir purchased a laptop for Rs.42,000 and a scanner-cum-printer for Rs.8,000. He sold the laptop for a 10% profit and the scanner-cum-printer for a 5% profit. What is his profit percentage?

A) 925°° B) 915°°
C) 15°° D) 712°°
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 915°°

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