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211.

A man gains 10% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, then the profit made is

120%

20%

40%

100%

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212.

The cost of manufacture of an article was ₹ 900. The trader wants to gain 25% after giving a discount of 10%. The marked price should be

₹ 1000

₹ 1500

₹ 1250

₹ 1200

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213.

Arvind purchased a wrist watch with 30% discount on the labelled price. He sold it with 40% profit on the price he bought. What was his per cent loss on the labelled price?

4

8

2

6

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214.

The marked price of a watch was ₹ 720. A man bought the same for ₹ 550.80 after getting 2 successive discounts, the 1st being 10%. What was the 2nd discount?

18%

12%

14%

15%

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A person bought two bicycles for ₹ 1600 and sold the first at 10% profit and the second at 20% profit. If he sold the first at 20% profit and the second at 10% profit, he would get ₹ 5 more. The difference in the cost price of the two bicycles was

₹ 25

₹ 75

₹ 50

₹ 40

C.

₹ 50

Shortcut Method:

Total cost price = ₹ 1600

Let CP_{1} = 600 and CP_{2} = 1000

Case I,

When he sells first at 10% profit and second at 20% profit:

∴ Profit on CP_{1} = 10% on 600 = ₹ 60

Profit on CP_{2} = 20% on 1000 = ₹ 200

Total Profit = ₹ 260 ...(i)

Case II,

When he sells first at 20% profit and second at 10% profit:

∴ Profit on CP_{1} = 20% on 600 = ₹ 120

Profit on CP_{2} = 10% on 1000 = ₹ 100

Total Profit = ₹ 220 ...(ii)

Difference in Profit [(i) - (ii)} = ₹ 260 - ₹ 220 =₹ 40

When difference in profit is ₹ 40, then difference in cost price would be ₹ (1000 - 600)= ₹ 400.

When difference in profit is ₹ 5, then difference in cost price would be:

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216.

A retailer purchased radio sets at the rate of ₹ 400 each from a wholesaler. He raised the price by 30% and then allowed a discount of 8% on each set. His profit will be

19%

78.4%

22%

19.6%

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217.

A fruit seller buys some oranges at the rate of 4 for ₹ 10 and an equal number more at 5 for ₹ 10. He sells the whole lot at 9 for ₹ 20. What is his loss or gain per cent.

Loss per cent

Gain per cent

No loss or no profit

Loss per cent 2%

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218.

10% discount and then 20% discount in succession is equivalent to total discount of

15%

24%

30%

28%

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219.

The market price of a watch was ₹ 720. A man bought the same for ₹ 550.80 after getting two successive discounts, the first being 10%. The second discount rate is

12%

14%

15%

18%

220.

Allowing 20% and 15% successive discounts, the selling price of an article become ₹ 3060, then the marked price will be

₹ 5000

₹ 4400

₹ 4500

₹ 4000

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