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A vendor bought toffees at $$6$$ for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain $$20$$%?


A
3
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B
4
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C
5
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D
6
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Solution

The correct option is B $$5$$
C.P. of $$6$$ toffees $$= Re. 1$$
S.P. of $$6$$ toffees $$= 120$$% of $$Re. 1= Rs. \dfrac {6}{5}$$
For $$Rs. \dfrac {6}{5}$$, toffees sold $$= 6$$.
For $$Re. 1$$, toffee sold $$= \left (6\times \dfrac {5}{6}\right )= 5$$.

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