1.  Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is:


33.33%
66.66%
44%
50%


Answer

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Lcm of 5&6 =30 Cost price of 30 articles= 5/6*30 = 25 Selling Price of 30 articles = 6/5*30 =36 % profit = (36-25)/25*100= 44%

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2.  A dealer sold a Radio at a loss of 2.5%. Had he sold it for Rs. 100 more, he would have gained 7.5%. To gain 12.5% he should sell it for :


Rs 2200
Rs 1000
Rs 1100
Rs 1125


Answer

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Let C.P be Rs.x then,(107.5 % of x) – (97.5 % of x) = 100 => 10% of x = 100 => x =1000 ∴ desired S.P = 112.5 % of Rs. 100 = Rs.(225/2 x 1/100 x 1000) =Rs. 1125

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3.   If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent?


100%
116.67%
200%
300%


Answer

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Let C.P. be Rs. x and S.P. be Rs. y. Then, 3(y - x) = (2y - x) y = 2x. Profit = Rs. (y - x) = Rs. (2x - x) = Rs. x. So profit % =100%

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4.  A man buys two horses for Rs. 1550. He sells one so as to lose 23% and other so as to gain 27%. On the whole transaction he neither gains nor loses. What does each horse costs?


807,743
817,733
827,723
837,713


Answer

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Let CP of one be X and other be Y X+Y = 1550….(i) ATQ:- 0.77X + 1.27Y = 1550…(ii) (as no profit and no loss is there) Solving both, we get 50Y = 35650 or Y = 713 Hence, X = 1550-713 = 837 Therefore, CP of each horse = 837,713

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5.  Jagdeep bought a refrigerator with 20% discount on the labeled price. Had he bought at it with 30% discount, he would have saved Rs. 500 more. At what price did he buy the refrigerator?


Rs 5000
Rs 10,000
Rs 12,500
Rs 15,000


Answer

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Let the labelled price be Rs.x Then, (80% of x)- (70% of x) = 500 10% of x =500 10%………..500 100%…………? ?= (500 x 100/10) = 5000=x

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