## Ques 1.

I sold two hens for Rs. 105 each . On one I lost 25% . On the other I gained 50% . What is the gain or loss on my total outlay ?

**Ans 1.**

## Ques 2.

Sudhira sold a watch at a profit of 20%. Had she bought it at 10%less and sold it at Rs 30 less, she would still have gained 20% .Find the cost price of the watch.

**Ans 2.**Let the C.P. of the watch be Rs x.

Gain % in both the cases is the same .

Hence, C.P. of the watch = Rs.250.

## Ques 3.

I bought eggs at the rate of 5 for Rs 7 and sold them at the rate of 7 for Rs. 10 and made Rs.2450 in the bargain. How many eggs did I deal in ?

**Ans 3.**Suppose I bought 35 eggs.

C.P. of 35 eggs = Rs. 49, S.P. of 35 eggs = Rs 50

Profit on 35 eggs = Re 1

∴ required number of eggs = 2450/1 x 35 = 85750.

## Ques 4.

A shop's prices are 25% above cost price, but it allows its customers 12% commission on the amounts of their bills. What is the profit per cent made ?

**Ans 4.**

## Ques 5.

Suruchi sold two pens at Rs.20 each . Find her common loss or gain % if on pen she gains 10% and on the other suffers a loss of 10%.

**Ans 5.**

## Ques 6.

A dishonest retailer professes to lose 4% on tea but uses a false weight equal to 9000 g instead of 1Kg. Find his loss or gain %.

**Ans 6.**

## Ques 7.

A man buys oranges at a certain price per dozen and sells them at eight times that price per hundred . What is his gain or loss % ?

**Ans 7.**Let C.P. of 12 oranges = Re 1

S.P. of 100 oranges = Rs 8

## Ques 8.

I sold a book at a profit of 12%. Had I sold it for 18 more, 18% would have been gained . find the cost price.

**Ans 8.**

## Ques 9.

The cost price of 24 articles is equal to the selling price of 18 articles . Find the gain per cent .

**Ans 9.**

## Ques 10.

How much per cent above the cost price must a trader mark his goods so as to earn a profit of 36% after allowing a discount of 15 % on the marked price ?

**Ans 10.**Let the required percentage be x %.

Hence, the trader must mark his goods 60 % above the cost price .

## Ques 11.

A shopkeeper sells an item at a profit of 20%. Find the ratio of CP and SP.

## Ques 12.

A shopkeeper sells an item a profit of . If the cost price of the item was Rs.696, find the selling price of the item.

**Ans 12.**

## Ques 13.

The selling price of a horse is Rs.3618. It was sold at a loss of Find the cost price of the horse.

**Ans 13.**

## Ques 14.

The sum of selling price and cost price of a bicycle is Rs.9300. If the bicycle is sold at a loss of , find the selling price of the bicycle.

**Ans 14.**

## Ques 15.

A shopkeeper sold an item at a profit of on S.P. Find the actual profit percentage.

**Ans 15.**

## Ques 16.

A shopkeeper sold an item at a loss of on SP. If the sum of CP and SP of the article is Rs.1768, find the SP of the article.

**Ans 16.**

## Ques 17.

An article was sold at a price of Rs.500 at a profit of 25%. Find the SP of the article, if the profit percentage is doubled.

**Ans 17.**

## Ques 18.

A shopkeeper sold an article at Rs.480 at a loss of . Find the SP of the article with 25% profit.

**Ans 18.**

## Ques 19.

A pen was sold at loss. If the same article was sold at profit then it would have fetched Rs.100 more. Find the cost price of the article.

**Ans 19.**

## Ques 20.

The difference between the selling price of an article when it is sold at a profit of and a loss of is Rs. 2700. Find the cost price of the article.

**Ans 20.**

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