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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 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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