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Oranges are bought at 5 for Rs. 10 and sold at 6 for Rs. 15. His gain per cent is

(a) 50 %

(b) 40 %

(c) 35 %

(d) 25 %


Solution

Answer : (d)

CP of 5 oranges = Rs . 10

SP of 6 oranges = Rs. 15

Now CP of 1 orange =Rs.105=Rs.2

and SP of 1 orange = Rs. 156=Rs.52

Gain =SPCP=Rs.5221=Rs.12

Gain%=Total gain×100CP

=12×1002=1×1002×2=25%


Mathematics
Secondary School Mathematics VIII
Standard VIII

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