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By selling an article at Rs.800, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 25%.At what price should he sell the article so as to make a loss of 25%?

A) Rs.720 B) Rs.640
C) Rs.540 D) Rs.480

Answer:   D) Rs.480



Explanation:

SP = Rs.800 ; Profit = 25%

 CP = SP x 100100+P% = 800 x 100100+25 = 640

 

 Now, CP = Rs.640

 

Loss = 25% = 25% of Rs.640 = Rs.160

 

Thus, SP = CP - Loss = Rs.640 - Rs.160 = Rs.480

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A) 16.67% B) 20%
C) 15% D) 33.33%
 
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C) Rs.930 D) Rs.1000
 
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A) 36:25 B) 6:5
C) 5:6 D) 1:1
 
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The marked price of a trouser is twice of the cost price. To earn 36% profit, what should be the value of discount (in percentage)?

 

A)  33 B)  32
C)  34 D)  36
 
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A) 8.33 B) 7.69
C)  9.09 D) 11.33
 
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A) Rs.1100 B) Rs.1120
C) Rs.1200 D) Rs.1210
 
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