# Estimation of Amounts (In Percentages)

## Trending Questions

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By selling a book for Rs. 258, a book seller gains 20%. For how much should he sell it to gain 30%?

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By selling 90 ball pens for Rs. 160 a person loses 20%. How many ball pens should be sold for Rs. 96 so as to have a profit of 20%?

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A man sold two chairs for Rs. 500 each on one he gains 20 % and on the other he loses 12 %. His net gain or loss per cent is

(a) 1.5 % gain

(b) 2 % gain

(c) 1.5 % loss

(d) 2 % loss

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Rohit buys an item at 25% discount on the marked price. He sells it for Rs. 660, making a profit of 10%. What is the marked price of the item?

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A man purchases two fans for Rs. 2160. By selling one fan at a profit of 15% and the other at a loss of 9% he neither gains nor losses in the whole transaction. Find the cost price of each fan.

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A shopkeeper allows his customers 10% off on the marked price of goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the actual cost to him of an article marked Rs. 250?

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Ravish sold his motorcycle to Vineet at a loss of 28%. Vineet spend Rs. 1680 on its repairs and sold the motor cycle to Rahul for Rs. 35910, thereby making a profit of 12.5%, find the cost price of the motor cycle for Ravish.

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A tradesman marks his goods at such a price that after allowing a discount of 15%, he makes a profit of 20%. What is the marked price of an article whose cost price is Rs. 170?

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A shopkeeper offers 10% off-season discount to the customers and still makes a profit of 26%. What is the cost price for the shopkeeper on a pair of shoes marked at Rs. 1120?

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After allowing a discount of 8% on a toy, it is sold for Rs. 216.20. Find the marked price of the toy.

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A cellphone was marked at40%above the cost price and a discount of 30%was given on its marked price.Find the gain or loss per cent made by the shopkeeper.

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Question 14

A jacket was sold for Rs 1120 after allowing a discount of 20%. The marked price of the jacket is

(a) Rs 1440

(b) Rs 1400

(c) Rs 960

(d) Rs 866.66

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A dealer purchased a fan for Rs.1080.After allowing a discount of 25%on its marked price, he gains 25%.Find the marked price of the fan.

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The list price of a table fan is Rs. 480 and it is available to a retailer at 25% discount. For how much should a retailer sell it to gain 15%?

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A mixture of 70 litres of juice and water contains 10% of water. How much water must be added to make the water content 12.5% of the resulting mixture?

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Ramesh bought two boxes for Rs. 1300. He sold one box at a profit of 20% and the other box at a loss of 12%. If the selling price of both boxes is the same, find the cost price of each box.

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A defective briefcase costing Rs. 800 being sold at a loss of 8%. If the price is farther reduced by 5%, find its selling price.

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A dealer bought two tables for Rs. 3120. He sold one of them at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 36%. Then he found that each table was sold for the same price, find the cost price of each table.

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A cycle merchant allows 20% discount on the marked price of the cycles and still makes a profit of 20%. If he gains Rs. 360 over the scale of one cycle and still makes a profit of 20%. If he gains Rs. 360 over the sale of one cycle, find the marked price of the cycle.

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A shopkeeper allows 20% off on the marked price of goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the actual cost to him of an article marked Rs. 500?

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Find the rate of disocunt being given on a shirt whose selling price is Rs, 546 after deducting a discount of Rs.104 on its marked price.

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Jasmine allows 4% discount on the marked price of her goods and still earns a profit of 20%. What is the cost price of a shirt for her marked at Rs. 850?

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What price should Aslam mark on a pair of shoes? Which costs him Rs. 1200 so as to gain 12% after allowing a discount of 16%?

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You and $4$ friends are buying tickets for a concert. The cost to buy one ticket is $c$ dollars. If you buy all the tickets together, there is a discount and the cost is $(5c-12.5)$ dollars. How much do you save per ticket when you buy the tickets together?

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A lady shopkeeper allows her customers 10% discount on the marked price of the goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the cost price of a fan for her marked at Rs. 1250?

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A TV set was bought for$Rs26,250$ including $5\%VAT$. The original price of the TV set is (a) Rs 27, 562.50 (b) Rs 25, 000 (c) Rs 24, 937.50 (d) Rs 26, 245

$Rs27,562.50$

$Rs25,000$

$Rs24,937.50$

$Rs26,245$

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Find the single discount which is equivalent to two successive discounts of 20% and 5%

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Question 42

The cost of a tape recorder is Rs 10800 inclusive of sales tax charged at 8%. The price of the tape recorder before sales tax was charged, is

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Jyoti and Meena run a ready - made garment shop. They mark the garments at such a price that even after allowing a discount of 12.5%, they make a profit of 10%. Find the marked price of a suit which costs them Rs. 1470.

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Ravi has purchased a vehicle at Rs.60, 000. He sold it at a price 30% less than its value to Amit. Amit spent 5% of the amount he purchased in repairs. Find the percentage decrease in the price of the vehicle, including the repair price also.