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A dealer gets the cost price of 15 oranges by selling 12 oranges. What is the percentage profit?



A

35%

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B

12%

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C

25%

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D

5%

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Solution

The correct option is D

25%


Profit percentage = [(goods left)/(goods sold)]×100 = [(15 – 12)/12]×100 = 25%. Therefore the profit is equal to 25% and the correct option is C. 25%


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