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# A fruit seller buys 100 kg apples at the rate of Rs 20 per kg. He sold 25 of the apples at a loss of 7%. At what rate must he sell the remaining apples to make a profit of 15% on the sale of all apples?

A
19.06%
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29.66%
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C
79.56%
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D
69.66%
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Solution

## The correct option is B 29.66%Cost price of apple=Rs.20per Kg ∴ cost price of 100kg apples =Rs 100×20=Rs.200025 apples of 100 kg =25×100=40 kgsSelling price of 40 kg =93 percentage of C.P of 40 kg=93100×800=RS.744Required selling price to get total profit 15percentage=115 percentage of total cost price=115100×2000=RS.2300∴ Selling price of remaining 60 kg =Rs.(2300−744)=Rs.1556∴ Requried profit =(1556−1200)=Rs.356∴ Profit percentage =3561200×100=29.66percentage

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