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If the ratio of the cost price and selling price is $$5:6,$$ the gain per cent is:


A
20%
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B
3313%
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C
25%
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D
30%
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Solution

The correct option is A $$20\%$$
Let the C.P $$=$$ Rs. $$5x$$ and S.P $$=$$ Rs. $$6x$$
Then, profit $$=6x-5x=x$$
Profit $$\%=\dfrac{x}{5x}\times 100=20\%$$
Thus, gain per cent is $$20\%$$.

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