If the selling price of 16 water bottles is equal to the cost price of 17 water bottles, find the gain per cent earned by the dealer.
Let C.P. of 17 water bottles = Rs. 17Then C.P of one bottleRs.1717 = Re.1and S.P. of 16 bottles = Rs.17then S.P, of 1 bottle =Rs.1716gain = S.P - C.P.=1716−11=Rs.116gain%=gain×100C.P=116×1001=10016=614% Ans.