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# By selling a certain number of goods for Rs. 5,5005,500, a shopkeeper loses equal to one-tenth of their selling price. Find the loss percent.

A
716%
B
813%
C
9111%
D
10113%

Solution

## The correct option is D $$9\displaystyle \frac {1}{11}\%$$Given, $$S.P. = Rs 5500$$ $$Loss = \dfrac {5500}{10} = Rs 550$$$$C.P = S.P + Loss = 5500 + 550 = Rs 6050$$Loss  % $$= \dfrac {Loss}{C.P.} \times 100 = \dfrac {550}{6050} \times 100 = 9 \dfrac {1}{11}$$ % Mathematics

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