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# Profit Loss & Discount || 02.05.2021

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Question 1

A trader marked the price 40% higher than the cost price of some articles. He sold half of them at marked price, one – fourth at 15% discount and the remaining at 30% discount. Find the profit percentage of the trader.

Question 2

An article is sold at a certain fixed price. By selling it at of that price, one loses 10%. The gain per cent on selling it at the original price is

Question 3

A calculator is sold at 25% discount with no loss no gain. The seller gains 20% if he sells it at two successive discounts of 5% and d%. Find the approx second discount d%.

Question 4

Raj sells a machine for Rs 51 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 60 lakh, his gain would have been 8 times the earlier loss. What is the cost price of the machine?

Question 5

A bookseller sells a book at a gain of 10%. If he had bought it at 4% less and sold it for Rs. 6 more, he would have gained . The CP of the book is

Question 6

A person has some stock of sugar. he marks 40% more than cost price on his stock. 20% of total stock he sells at 25% discount. 25% of remaining stock he sells at 20% discount. he sells 50% of remaining stock at 50% discount and remaining at marked price. What is his final gain/loss?

Question 7

A shopkeeper bought a watch for Rs. 960 and sold at 20% profit one day he sold the watch to his customer at 20% profit but he calculated the profit at selling price at which he used to sell before. Find how many rupees the customer paid for the watch this time ?

Question 8

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 32% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 20%. If the customer pays Rs 1,953.6, what had it cost the wholesaler?

Question 9

A car manufacturing company sells two cars at Rs. 514536 each. It makes a profit of 30% in the sale of first car and a loss of 30% in the sale of the second car. What is its gain or loss percent?

Question 10

A trader marked the selling price of an article at 10% above the cost price. At the time of selling, he allows certain discount and suffers a loss of 2%. The discount allowed is

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