Question

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:

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

Solution

The correct option is A 5.71% gainProfit 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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