Profit-Loss

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A ruby stone was bought for Rs. 1600 at Jaipur. A sum of Rs. 2400 was spent on making a ring with the ruby stone. It was advertised for sale at Bombay for Rs. 7800. If a discount of 10% was given, then the % profit made was….
55%
no
68.5%
no
75.5%
yes
80%
no
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If 9% of sale price of an article is equivalent to 11% of its cost price and 13% of its sale price exceeds 15% of the cost price by Rs 2. Then what will be the cost price of the article?
Rs 220
no
Rs 225
yes
Rs 235
no
Rs 300
no
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While selling a watch a shopkeeper gives a discount of 5%, if he gives a discount of 7% he earns Rs 15 less as profit, then the marked price of the watch is….
Rs 697.50
no
Rs 712.50
no
Rs 787.50
no
Rs 750
yes
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The marked price of a radio is Rs. 480. The shopkeeper allows a discount at 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is allowed, his gain percent would be….
18%
no
18.5%
no
20.5%
no
20%
yes
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A shopkeeper earns a profit of 17% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the C.P. to the printed price of the book is….
9 : 17
no
10 : 13
yes
13 : 17
no
10 : 17
no
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A trader gives two successive discounts of 15% and 10% on the marked price of an article. If the selling price is Rs 765, the marked price is….
Rs 850
no
Rs 1,000
yes
Rs 800
no
Rs 900
no
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The marked price of an article is 500. A shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% and still makes a profit of 25%. The cost price of the article is….
384
no
380
yes
300
no
376
no
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Selling an item for Rs 1800 at a discount of 10% a shopkeeper had a gain of Rs 200. Had he sold the item without discount the percentage of profit would have been….
10%
no
20%
no
25%
yes
30%
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A table with marked price Rs 1200 was sold to a customer for Rs 1100. Find the rate of discount allowed on the table.
9%
no
8 1/3 %
yes
9 1/3 %
no
10%
no
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Anand marks up the price of an article by 50% and then allows a discount of 20% and sells it to Balaji. Balaji sells it for Rs 20 more than what he purchased for, this S.P is 30% more than the original C.P. of the article. Then Balaji's profit % is….
9%
no
7.5%
no
6.66%
no
8.33%
yes
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