# Profit and Loss

## Trending Questions

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Sohan bought a second-hand refrigerator for ₹2, 500, then spent ₹500 on its repairs and sold it for ₹3, 300. Find his loss or gain percent.

10% loss

5 % loss

5 % profit

10% profit

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If the selling price of 50 articles is equal to the cost price of 40 articles, then the loss is 20 percent.

20% gain

20% loss

**Q.**

The C.P. of 16 articles is equal to the S.P. of 12 articles. Find the gain or loss percent on 1 article.

Gain 3313%

Loss 3313%

gain 30%

loss 33%

**Q.**A dishonest dealer defrauds, by false balance to the extent of 10% in buying as well as selling his goods. Find its gain percent.

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The cost price of an article is Rs. 2.400 and it is marked at 25% above the cost price. Find the profit and the profit percent, if the article is sold at 15% discount.

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The selling price of 15 articles is equal to the cost price of 12 articles. Find the gain or loss as percent.

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John sold an article to Peter at 20% profit and Peter sold it to Mohan at 5% loss. If Mohan paid Rs.912 for the article; find how much did John pay for it ?

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By selling an article for Rs. 900; a man gains 20%. Find his cost price and the gain.

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By selling an article at 20%. discount. a shopkeeper gains 25%. If the selling price of the article is Rs. 1.440; find: (i) the marked price of the article. (ii) the cost price of the article.

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A shopkeeper buys an article for Rs. 450. He marks it at 20% above the cost price. Find : (i) the marked price of the article. (ii) the selling price, if he sells the article at 10 percent discount. (iii) the percentage discount given by him, if he sells the article for Rs.496.80.

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An article is marked at Rs. 2, 250. By selling it at a discount of 12%. the dealer makes a profit of 10%. Find : (i) the selling price of the article. (ii) the cost price of the article for the dealer.

**Q.**By selling 130 cassettes, a man gains an amount equal to the selling price of 5 cassettes. Find the gain per cent.

**Q.**

The list price of an article is Rs. 800 and is available at a discount of 15 percent. Find : (i) the selling price of the article; (ii) the cost price of the article. if a profit of 1313% is made on selling it.

**Q.**

Raju sells a watch at 5% profit. Had he sold it for Rs.24 more; he would have gained 11%. Find the cost price of the watch.

**Q.**

A man sold a bicycle at 5% profit. If the cost had been 30% less and the selling price Rs.63 less, he would have made a profit of 30%. What was the cost price of the bicycle ?

**Q.**Ahmed buys a plot of land for ₹ 480000. He sells of it at a loss of 6%. At what gain per cent should he sell the remaining part of the plot to gain 10% on the whole?

**Q.**

The cost price of an article is 25% below the marked price. If the article is available at 15% discount and its cost price is Rs. 2, 400; find : (i) its marked price (ii) its selling price (iii) the profit percent.

**Q.**

A shopkeeper bought 15 kg of rice at the rate of ₹29/kg and 25kg of another type of rice at the rate of ₹20/kg. If, he sells the mixture of both types of rice at the rate of ₹27/kg, find his profit.

₹185

₹225

₹145

₹155

**Q.**

The cost price of an article is 30 percent less than its selling price. Find, the profit or the loss as percent.

**Q.**Vinod sold a watch to Arun at a gain of 12% and Arun had to sell it to Manoj at a loss of 5%. If manoj paid ₹ 3990 for it, how much did vinod pay for the watch?

**Q.**A dishonest shopkeeper declares to sell the items at cost price, but he uses a false weight of 800 g for 1 kg. What is his profit percentage?

- 50%
- 15%
- 25%
- 75%

**Q.**

A man sold his bicycle for 405 losing one-tenth of its cost price. Find : (i) its cost price; (ii) the loss percent.

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A shopkeeper sells his goods at 80% of its cost price. Find his per cent gain or loss?

30%

25%

15%

20%

**Q.**

A boy buys an old bicycle for Rs.162 and spends Rs.18 on its repairs before selling the bicycle for Rs.207. Find his gain or loss as percent.

**Q.**

By selling an article for Rs. 704; a person loses 12%. Find his cost price and the loss.

**Q.**By selling a speaker for ₹ 768, a man loses 20%. In order to gain 20%, how much should he sell the speaker?

- ₹ 960
- ₹ 1056
- ₹ 1152
- ₹ 1280

**Q.**

Hema bought two pairs of jeans for Rs. 1450 each. She sold one of them at a gain of 8% and the other at a loss of 4%. Find her gain or loss percent in the whole transaction.

**Q.**

A shopkeeper buys goods at 45 of its marked price and sells them at 75 of the marked price, find his profit percentage.

- 40%
- 50%
- 75%
- 70%

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Thirty articles are bought at Rs.450 each. If one-third of these articles be sold at 6% loss; at what price must each of the remaining articles be sold in order to make a profit of 10% on the whole ?

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A man sells a radio-set for Rs. 605 and gains 10%. At what price should he sell another radio of the same kind, in order to gain 16% ?