# Profit, Loss & Discount

## Trending Questions

**Q.**A, B and C invest in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 5. The percentage of return on their investments are in the ratio of 6 : 5: 4. Find the total earnings, if B earns Rs. 250 more than A :

- Rs. 7250
- None of these
- Rs. 5000
- Rs. 6000

**Q.**A dealer gives as much discount (in per cent) as the markup (in per cent) above the cost price. What is the profit or loss per cent?

- 10%
- 1%
- 4%
- can't be determined

**Q.**The profit percentage of the three articles A, B, and C is 10%, 20%, and 25% and the ratio of the cost price is 1 : 2: 4. Also, the ratio of the number of articles sold of A, B and C is 2: 5: 2. Then, the overall profit percentage is :

- 21%
- None of these
- 75%
- 18.5%

**Q.**A trader marks his goods such that he can make 32% profit after giving 12% discount. However, a customer availed 20% discount instead of 12%. What is the new profit percentage of trader?

- 20%
- 44%
- 30%
- 28.8%

**Q.**Sambhu buys rice at Rs 10/kg and puts a price tag on it so as to earn a profit of 20%. However, his faulty balance shows 1000 gm when it is actually 800 gm. What is his actual gain percentage?

- 50%
- 40%
- 18%
- 10%

**Q.**A watch dealer sells watches at Rs 600 per watch. However, he is forced to give two successive discounts of 10% and 5% respectively. However, he recovers the sales tax on the net sale price from the customer at 5% of the net price. What price does a customer have to pay him to buy the watch?

- Rs 538.65
- Rs 539.75
- Rs 539.65
- Rs 538.75

**Q.**The cost of setting up the type of a magazine is Rs 1000. The cost of running the printing machine is Rs 120 per 100 copies. The cost of paper, ink and so on is 60 paise per copy. The magazines are sold at Rs 2.75 each. 900 copies are printed, but only 784 copies are sold. What is the sum to be obtained from advertisements to give a profit of 10% on the cost?

- Rs 730
- Rs 726
- Rs 736
- Rs 720

**Q.**The price of an article reduces to 576 after two successive, discounts. The markup is 80% above the cost price Rs. 500. What is the new profit percentage if instead of two successive discounts the markup price was further increased successively two times by the same percentage?

- 259.2%
- 59.2%
- 159.2%
- can't be determined

**Q.**An orange vendor makes a profit of 20% by selling oranges at a certain price. If he charges Rs 1.2 higher per orange, he would gain 40%. Find the original price at which he sold an orange.

- Rs 5
- Rs 4.8
- Rs 6
- None of these

**Q.**Two cars have the same cost price. One is sold at a profit of 15% and the other for Rs. 23000 more than the first. If the net profit is 20%, the cost price of each car is (in Rs.)