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Profit Loss & Discount || 14.04.2021

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Question 1

A merchant allows a discount of 30% on marked price. If he wants to earn a profit of 17%, then by how much percent he should mark up the cost price of the article?

Question 2

In terms of percentage profit, which of the following transactions is the best?

Question 3

A trader sells two articles for 9520 each, one at a profit of 12% and the other at a loss of 15%. His overall percentage loss (correct to one decimal place) is:

Question 4

The discount given by the shopkeeper was Rs. 1580 more than the profit earned by the shopkeeper. If the cost price of the article was Rs. 800 and the profit earned by the shopkeeper was 13.75% then find the discount percent given by the shopkeeper?

Question 5

A shopkeeper listed the price of goods at 30% above the cost price. He sells half the stock at this price, one fourth of the stock at a discount of 15% on the original selling price  and the remaining at 30% discount of original selling price. His overall profit is

Question 6

An article is sold at two successive discounts of 10% and 20%. If the selling price is 1080, then what is the marked price?

Question 7

A man bought 2 articles for Rs. 3050 each. He sold one article at 10% loss and another at 20% profit. The total profit/loss percentage he earned is:

Question 8

If a shopkeeper sells a headphone at 10% loss and a flip cover at 15% profit, then he losses ₹6. If he sells the headphone at 20% profit and flip cover at 10% loss, earns ₹60. Find the difference between the cost price of headphone and flip cover.

Question 9

Rakesh sells a TV at 20% profit. If both the cost price and the selling price had been ₹1000 less, then his profit would have been 25%. What was the actual cost price (in ₹) of the TV?

Question 10

Pankaj purchases a watch for ₹900 and marks its marked price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 30%, he earns a profit of 40%. What is the marked price (in ₹) of the watch?
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Naresh RawalNaresh RawalMember since Jul 2020
Assistant Section Officer, Central Secretariat (AIR 203) - SSC CGL 2018 #Alumnus of IIT Dhanbad
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