3. Rs 763

4. Cannot be determined

The profit after selling a pair of trousers for Rs 863 is same as loss incurred after selling the same pair of trousers for Rs 631. What is the cost price of the trousers? 1. Rs7472. Rs 800

3. Rs 763

4. Cannot be determined

3. Rs 763

4. Cannot be determined

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**Description :** The profit earned after selling a Laptop for Rs.1,754/- is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs.1,492/-. What is the cost price of the article? a) Rs. 1,239/- b) Rs. 1,456/- c) Rs. 1,786/- d) Rs. 1,623/- e) Rs. 1,345/-

**Last Answer :** Let the C.P. of a Laptop = Rs. x 1754 - x = x - 1492 2x = 3246 x = 3246 / 2 = 1623 Answer: d)

**Description :** The profit earned after selling a wrist watch for Rs 4,080 is the same as the loss incurred after selling the same wrist watch for Rs 3,650. What is the cost price of the wrist watch? 1. Rs 3,785 2. Rs 3,800 3. Rs 3,775 4. Rs 3,865

**Last Answer :** 3865

**Description :** The profit earned after selling a wrist watch for `5080 is the same as the loss incurred after selling the same wrist watch for `4650. What is the cost price of the wrist watch? a) `4685 b) `4875 c) `4695 d) `4785 e) `4865

**Last Answer :** Cost price of the watch = 5080 + 4650 / 2 = 9730 / 2 = `4865 Answer: e)

**Description :** Ashwin purchased a second hand machine for Rs.1 lakh. Over the first year after its purchase. He incurred an expense of Rs.20000 in maintaining it. At the end of the first year he sold it for Rs.80000. Find his ... account of depreciation. a)12.5% profit b)12.5% loss c)11 1/9% profit d)11 1/9% loss

**Last Answer :** d)11 1/9% loss

**Description :** The profit made by David in selling his calculator for Rs.400 would be the same as the loss he would have made in selling it at a 25% loss. If he sold his calculator after offering a discount of Rs.100, find the percentage at which he marked it above the cost price. a)56.25% b)62.5% c)60% d)50%

**Last Answer :** a)56.25%

**Description :** Profit after selling an article for Rs 736 is the same as loss after selling the article for Rs 638. What is the cost price of the article? 1. Rs 687 2. Rs 649 3. Rs 597 4. Rs 674

**Last Answer :** 1. Rs 687

**Description :** If a book is sold at 20% more than its usual price, an extra profit of Rs.120 would be made on it. find its usual selling price. a)Rs.500 b)Rs.600 c)Rs.750 d)Rs.800

**Last Answer :** b)Rs.600

**Description :** Vignesh purchased a TV set for Rs.11, 250 after getting discount of 10% on the labelled price. He spent Rs.150 on transport and Rs.800 on installation. At what price should it be sold so that the profit earned would have ... a) Rs.11877.50 b) Rs.16367.50 c) Rs.14247.50 d) Rs.15467.50 e) Rs.17567.50

**Last Answer :** Marked price = 11250 × 10/9 = Rs. 12500 Total cost=12500 + 150 + 800=Rs. 13450 S.P = 13450 × 115/100 = Rs. 15467.50 Answer: d)

**Description :** On selling 25 balls at Rs. 1015, there is a profit equal to the cost price of 10 balls. What is the cost price of a ball? a) Rs. 31 b) Rs. 29 c) Rs. 35 d) Rs. 27 e) Rs. 39

**Last Answer :** b Profit = (S.P of 25 balls) - (C.P of 25 balls) = 1015 - (C.P of 25 balls) Given that Profit = (C.P of 10 balls) => 1015 - (C.P of 25 balls) = (C.P of 10 balls) => (C.P of 25 balls) + (C.P of 10 balls) = 1015 => C.P of 35 balls = 1015 => C.P of 1 ball=1015 / 35 = Rs. 29

**Description :** A shopkeeper sold a toothpaste at a profit of 12.5%. His cost price was Rs.5 less than his selling price. find his cost price (in Rs.) a)30 b)36 c)40 d)50

**Last Answer :** c)40

**Description :** The difference between the cost price and sale price of an article is Rs. 500 if the profit is 20%. The selling price is: A. Rs 4000 B. Rs 1500 C. Rs 3000 D. Rs 3300

**Last Answer :** Answer – C. Rs.3000 Explanation – 120%-100%=20% 20%…………………500 120%…………….? ?=3000

**Description :** Nithish bought two purses which together cost him Rs.440. He sold one of the purse at a loss of 20% and the other one at a gain of 40%. The selling price of both purse are same. Then find out the cost price of both ... Rs.140 and Rs.300 c) Rs.170 and Rs.270 d) Rs.160 and Rs.280 e) None of the Above

**Last Answer :** 80/100 * x = 140/100 * y x = 7/4y x + y = 440 7/4 y + y = 440 y = 160 ; x = 280 Answer: d)

**Description :** A man sold a cycle at a loss of 15%. Had he sold it for Rs.241.87 more he would have gained 24%. For what value should he sell it in order to earn a profit of 30%? a) Rs. 782 b) Rs. 792 c) Rs. 796 d) Rs. 800 e) Rs. 806

**Last Answer :** Let the cost price be Rs. X :. Selling price = 85X/100 If profit is 24% then selling price = 124X/100 Now, (124X/100) – (85X/100) = 241.8 Or. X= (24180/39) = Rs.620 For 30% gain SP = (130/100)×620 = Rs. 806 Answer is: e)

**Description :** A man who makes a profit of 25 percent by selling sugar at Rs. 4.25/kg., lowers his price so as to gain only 5 paise per Kg. In what ratio must his sales be increased so that his total profit may be the same as before? a) 1 : 5 b) 1 : 11 c) 1 : 13 d) 1 : 17 e) 1 : 21

**Last Answer :** 125% C.P. of sugar per kg = Rs. 4.25 C.P of the sugar per kg = [4.25×100] / 125 = Rs. 3.40. thus, the profit on 1 kg 85 paise by reducing price to 5 paise, to make same profit he must sell, 85/5 = 17kg so required ratio = 1 : 17. Answer: d)

**Description :** Anwar marked his radio at 40% above his cost price. He, then sold it after offering a discount of 40%. If he made a loss of Rs.640, find his selling price (in Rs.) a)4320 b)4640 c)3360 d)3720

**Last Answer :** c)3360

**Description :** The Selling price of 12 articles equals the cost price of 15 articles. find the profit/loss percentage? a)25% profit b)20% profit c)25% loss d)20% loss

**Last Answer :** a)25% profit

**Description :** Francis sold his pen at a profit of Rs.5. He calculated his profit percentage on his selling price and found it to be 50%. Find his profit percentage? a)100% b)150% c)200% d)250%

**Last Answer :** a)100%

**Description :** The cash difference between the selling price of an article at a profit of 8% and 4% is Rs 3 the ratio of the two selling price is A. 51 : 52 B. 27 : 26 C. 51 : 53 D. 52 : 55

**Last Answer :** Answer – B (27:26) Explanation – Let the C.P of the article be Rs. x Then required ratio = 108% of x / 104% of x = 108/104= 27:26

**Description :** Ajay sold a motorbike at a profit of 20% to Balu. Balu sold it to Dinesh at a loss of 20%. If the profit made by Ajay was Rs.120 less than the loss made by Balu, find the cost price of Ajay(in Rs.) a)3000 b)3600 c)3900 d)4500

**Last Answer :** a)3000

**Description :** Rohit sold his bicycle at 4 % profit. If he sold it for Rs.204 less, he would have made a 30% loss. What was his cost price(in Rs.)? a)630 b)640 c)600 d)560

**Last Answer :** c)600

**Description :** Amar sold a camera at 20% profit to Bhavan. Bhavan sold it to Chetan at 30% loss. Chetan bought the camera for Rs.840. find the cost price of Chetan, had Amar sold the camera to Bhavan at 30% loss and Bhavan sold it to Chetan at 20% profit (in Rs.) a)1160 b)1080 c)840 d)720

**Last Answer :** c)840

**Description :** The price of two dozens of oranges is Rs.120/-more than the price of one kg. of mango. The price of one dozen of apple is Rs.80/- more than the price of one kg of mango. Which of the following represents the ... apple respectively? a) 4 : 5 b) 3 : 2 c) 7 : 9 d) Cannot be determined e) None of these

**Last Answer :** Because no. of mangoes is unknown. So ratio cannot be calculated. Answer: d)

**Description :** A person, by selling an article at half of the list price incurs a loss of 20%. Find the profit percentage if he sells at the list price? A. 25% B. 60% C. 5% D. 30 %

**Last Answer :** Answer – B (60 %) Explanation – 0.50 MP = 0.8 CP (since 20% loss) So, MP = 160CP ⇒ 60% gain.

**Description :** Ravi marked his Walkman at 60% above his cost price. If he had decreased his discount from 20% to 10%. he would have earned Rs.80 more. Find his cost price. a)640 b)600 c)500 d)800

**Last Answer :** c)500

**Description :** Reshma purchased 120 chairs at price of Rs. 110 per chair. He sold 30 chairsat a profit of Rs. 12 per chair and 75 chairs at profit of Rs. 14 per chairs. The remaining chairs were sold at a loss of Rs. 7 per chairs ... the average profit per table? A. Rs 10.56 B. Rs 10.87 C. Rs 12.123 D. Rs 12.67

**Last Answer :** Answer – B (Rs 10.875) Explanation – Total C.P = Rs. (120 x 110) =Rs. 13200. Total S.P = Rs.[(30 x 110 + 30 x 12) + (75 x 110 + 75 x 14) + (15 x 110 – 15 x 7) =Rs..14505 Average profit = Rs. (14505 – 13200) /120 = Rs. 1305/120= 10.875

**Description :** A person sold an item for Rs. 14280 after giving 15% discount on the labelled price and earned 19% profit on the cost price. What would have been the percentage profit, had he not given the discount? a) 30% b) 34% c) 40% d) 42.5% e) None of these

**Last Answer :** Labelled price = [(14280×100)/85] = Rs. 16800 Or, 23X/120 = 69/5 Or, X= [(69×120)/(23×5)] = 72km. Answer is: c)

**Description :** A shopkeeper marked a suit at Rs.400. He sold it after allowing a discount, and still made at a profit of 25%. At what percentage above its cost price did he marked the suit, if he sold it for Rs.320? a)50% b)66 2/3% c)62 1/2% d)56 1/4%

**Last Answer :** d)56 1/4%

**Description :** The profit made by selling 30 m of a cloth equals the cost price of 6 m of that cloth. find the profit percentage a)25% b)20% c)16 2/3% d)30%

**Last Answer :** b)20%

**Description :** By selling a telephone for Rs. 2400, a shopkeeper make a profit of 25%. Then, his profit percentage, if he had sold it for Rs. 2016, is ? (a) 10% (b) 6.25% (c) 6.5% (d) 5% (e) 12%

**Last Answer :** (d) 5%

**Description :** Arjun bought 100 mangoes at the same price . 40 of them were of lower quality. He sold the remaining 60 mangoes at 60% more than the cost price. If in total, he earned a 28% profit, What is his ... loss percentage, on the 40 mangoes of lower quality? a)20% profit b)15% profit c)20% loss d)15% loss

**Last Answer :** c)20% loss

**Description :** A trader wants to sell a watch at 25% profit. If its cost price was Rs.x more, an extra profit of Rs.50 would be made on it. find x(in Rs.) a)100 b)125 c)150 d)200

**Last Answer :** d)200

**Description :** A shirt was sold at a profit of Rs.50. If a trouser was sold at half the profit percentage and the cost price of the trouser is thrice that of shirt, find the profit made on the trouser (in.Rs.) a)25 b)50 c)75 d)100

**Last Answer :** c)75

**Description :** The sale price of an article including the sale tax is Rs. 616. The rate of sale tax is 10% . If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, the cost price of the article is [The Pearson Guide book] A. Rs 500 B. Rs 515 C. Rs 550 D. Rs 600

**Last Answer :** Answer – A. Rs 500 Explanation – 110% of S.P. = 616 = S.P. = Rs.(616 x 100/110) = Rs.560. C.P. = Rs (100/112 x 560) = Rs 500

**Description :** A trader sells 145 m of cloth for Rs 12325 at the profit of Rs 10 per metre of cloth. What is the cost price of 1 m of cloth? 1. Rs 65 2. Rs 75 3. Rs 95 4. Rs 85

**Last Answer :** 2. Rs 75

**Description :** The labelled price of a product is Rs 750. If it is sold at a 20% discount, the dealer earns a 25% profit. What is the cost price? 1. Rs 550 2. Rs 450 3. Rs 435 4. Rs 480

**Last Answer :** 1. Rs 550

**Description :** Amit sold an article for Rs 630 and earned a profit of 20%. Find the cost price for Amit. 1. Rs 555 2. Rs 535 3. Rs 552 4. Rs 525

**Last Answer :** 4. Rs 525

**Description :** If the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs.15,000/- in two years is Rs.2,496/-.What is the rate of interest p.c.p.a.? a) 8 b) 12 c) 7.5 d) Cannot be determined e) None of these

**Last Answer :** Let the rate of interest p.c.p.a. be x. 2496 =15000 * x /100 x = 16.64 16.64 is the rate of interest compounded for two year & for one year = 8% 8% C.I. table for two year. I year = 8% II year = 8.64 Total =16.64% Answer: a)

**Description :** Prasad and Satish started a business with investments of Rs.2000 and Rs.5300 respectively. At the end of every month, Prasad invests Rs.300 while Satish withdraws Rs.300. What is the ratio in which they should share the profits at the end of one year. a)13:14 b)1:1 c)14:13 d)Cannot be determined

**Last Answer :** b)1:1

**Description :** A sells an article to B making a profit of 1/5 th his outlay. B sells it to C, gaining 20%. If C sells it for Rs 600 and incurs a loss of 1/6 th his outlay, the cost price of A is: 1. Rs 600 2. Rs 500 3. Rs 720 4. Rs 800

**Last Answer :** 1. Rs 600

**Description :** The loss made by selling 20 m of a cloth equals the cost price of 5 m of that cloth. Find the loss percentage a)33 1/3% b)25% c)20% d)40%

**Last Answer :** b)25%

**Description :** 60% loss on cost price is what percent loss on selling price? A. 28 B. 38 % C. 40 D. 150%

**Last Answer :** Answer – D (150 %) Explanation – Loss = 60% on CP i.e., 0.6CP ⇒ SP = 0.4CP Loss % on SP = loss/SP x 100 = 0.6CP/0.4CP x 100 = 150%.

**Description :** The profit made by selling 25 m of a cloth equals the selling price of 5 m of that cloth. find the profit percentage? a)25% b)20% c)16 2/3% d)30%

**Last Answer :** a)25%

**Description :** The selling price of 30 items is equal to the purchasing price of 25 items. What is the profit percent? 1. 25% 2. 20% 3. 16.67% 4. 20.33%

**Last Answer :** 3. 16.67%

**Description :** Harshika wants to purchase a mobile handset. The shopkeepers told her to pay 30% tax if she asked for the actual sale price (without tax) of the mobile and paid to the shopkeeper Rs. 16150. In the doing so, she managed to avoid ... tax)? 1. Rs. 5495 2. Rs. 5850 3. Rs. 5950 4. Rs. 5685 5. Rs. 5975

**Last Answer :** 3; SP = 100, SP (with tax) = 130 New SP = 100 - 5 = 95 Effective discount = 130 - 95 = 35 So, when SP of 95, discount = 35 And when SP of Rs. 16,150, discount = 35/95x16150 = Rs. 5950

**Description :** Following information is available of PQR for year ended March, 2013: 4,000 units in process, 3,800 units output, 10% of input is normal wastage, Rs. 2.50 per unit is scrap value and Rs. 46,000 incurred towards total process cost ... be:- (a) Rs. 2,500 (b) Rs. 2,000 (c) Rs. 4,000 (d) Rs. 3,500

**Last Answer :** (a) Rs. 2,500

**Description :** Calculate the most appropriate unit cost for a distribution division of a multinational company using the following information. Miles travelled 636,500 Tonnes carried 2,479 Number of drivers 20 Hours worked by drivers 35,520 Tonnes miles ... 800 (a) Rs .88 (b) Rs 1.50 (c) Rs 15.84 (d) Rs28, 140

**Last Answer :** (d) Rs28, 140

**Description :** When a article is sold for Rs.3400, there is a loss of 2%. What is the cost price of the commodity? A. Rs 3500.50 B. Rs 3200 C. Rs 3400.56 D. Rs 3469.34

**Last Answer :** Answer – D. Rs 3469.34 Explanation – loss=2% so, 98%………….3400 100%………..? ?=(3400×100)/98=3469.34

**Description :** Mohan brought a cycle for Rs 425 and then sold it at a loss of 8% of the cost price. For how much did he sell the cycle? 1. Rs 453 2. Rs 419 3. Rs 441 4. Rs 437

**Last Answer :** 4. Rs 437

**Description :** A gold bracelet is sold for Rs 14500 at a loss of 20%. what is the cost price of the gold bracelet? 1. Rs 18125 2. Rs 17400 3. Rs 15225 4. Rs 16800

**Last Answer :** 1. Rs 18125

**Description :** A house and shop were sold for Rs. 1 lakh each. In this transaction the house sell resulted into 20% loss whereas the shop sell resulted into 20% of profit. The entire transaction resulted in: A. no loss no gain B. loss of Rs 1/12 lakh C. loss of Rs 4lakh D. gain of Rs 6lakh

**Last Answer :** Answer – B (loss of Rs. 1/12 lakh) Explanation – Total S.P = Rs. 2 lakh. C.P of house = Rs. (100/80 x 1)lakh = Rs 5/4 lakh C.P of shop = Rs. (100/120 x 1)lakh = Rs. 5/6 lakh Total C.P = Rs. (5/4 + 5/6)lakh = Rs. 25/12 lakh ∴ loss = Rs.(25/12 – 2)lakh = Rs. 1/12 lakh.