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A shopkeeper sells one transistor for Rs. 750 at a gain of 25% and another for Rs. 950 at a loss of 5%. His total gain or loss percent is:


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A
5.71% gain
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B
7.78% loss
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C
6.25% gain
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D
8.33% gain
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E
8.33% loss

Solution

The correct option is A 5.71% gain
Profit from first transistor =750(750125×100)=Rs.150
Loss from the second transistor =(95095×100)950=Rs.50
Total profit = 150 – 50 = Rs. 100
Profit percentage =1001000+750×100=5.714%

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