Sunday, September 4, 2016

Profit and Loss ( Quantitative Aptitude ) Practice Questions

EXAMPLES
1.     A man buys an article for rs.27.50 and sells it for rs.28.50. find his gain %.
2.     If the a radio is sold for rs 490 and sold for rs 465.50.find loss%.
3.     find S.P when  (i)CP=56.25,gain=20%.
4.     find cp when:    (i)    sp =rs 40.60 : gain=16%     (ii)      sp=rs51.70:loss=12%
5.     A person incures loss for by selling a watch for rs1140.at what price should the watch be sold to earn a  5% profit ?
6.      A book was sold for rs 27.50 with a profit of 10%. if it were sold for rs25.75, then what would be % of profit or loss?
7.     If the cost price is 96% of sp then whqt is the profit %
8.     The cp of 21 articles is equal to sp of 18 articles.find gain or loss %
9.     By selling 33 metres of cloth , one gains the selling price of 11 metres . Find the gain %.
10.            A vendor bought bananas at 6 for Rs.10 and sold them at Rs.4 for Rs.6.Find his gain or loss%
11.            A man brought toffees at for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 50%?
12.            A grocer purchased 80 kg of sugar at Rs.13.50 per kg and mixed it with 120kg sugar at Rs.16per kg. At what rate should he sell the mixer to gain 16%?
13.            Pure ghee cost Rs.100 per kg. After adulterating it with vegetable oil costing Rs.50 per kg,  A shopkeeper sells the mixture at the rate of Rs.96 per kg, thereby making a profit of 20%.In What ratio does he mix the two?
14.             A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 960 gms  for a kg weight .  Find his gain percent.
15.             If the manufacturer gains 10%,the wholesale dealer 15% and the retailer 25% ,then find the cost of production of a ,the retail price of which is Rs.1265?
16.            Monika purchesed a pressure cooker at 9/10th of its selling price and sold it at 8% more than its S.P .find her gain percent.
17.             An article is sold at certain price. By selling it at 2/3 of its price one losses 10%,find the gain at original price ?
18.             A tradesman sold an article at a loss of 20%.if the selling price has been increased by Rs100,ther would have been a gain of 5%.what was the cost price of the article?
19.            A man sells an article at a profit of 25%if he had bought it 20% less and sold it for  Rs 10.50 less,he would have gained 30%find the cost price of the article.
20. The price of the jewel,passing through three hands,rises on the whole by65%.if the first and the second sellers 20%and25% profit respectively find the percentage profit earned by the third seller.
21.             A man 2 flats for Rs 675958 each.on one he gains 16% while on the other he losses 16%. How much does he gain/loss in the whole transaction?
22.             A dealer sold three-fourth of his article at a gain of 20% and remaining at a cost price. Find the gain earned by him at the two transactions.
23.            A man bought a horse and a car rage for Rs 3000.he sold the horse at a gain of 20% and the carriage at a loss of 10%, thereby gaining 2% on the whole. Find the cost of the horse.
24.            find the single discount equivalent to a series discount of 20% ,10% and 5%’
25.            After getting 2 successive discounts, a shirt with a list price of Rs 150 is available at Rs 105. If the second discount is 12.55, find the first discount.
26.             An uneducated retailor marks all its goods at 50% above the cost price and thinking that he will still make 25% profit, offers a discount of 25% on the marked price. What is the actual profit on the sales?
27.            A retailer buys 40 pens at the market price of 36 pens from a wholesaler ,if he sells these pens giving a discount of 1% ,what is the profit %
28.             At what % above C.P must an article be marked so as to gain 33% after allowing a customer a discount of 5%?
29.            When a producer allows 36% commission on retail price of his product, he earns a profit of 8.8%. What would be his profit % if the commission is reduced by 24%?
EXERCISE
1.     I gain 70 paise on Rs. 70. My gain percent is :
2.     In terms of percentage profit, which is the best transaction?
3.      If books bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 425, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling eight books?
4.     A shopkeeper sold an article for Rs. 2090.42. Approximately, what will be the percentage profit if he sold that article for Rs.2602.58?
5.     Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repairs. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, his gain percent is :
6.     A shopkeeper purchased 70 kg of potatoes for Rs. 420 and sold the whole lot at the rate of Rs. 6.50 per kg". What will be his gain percent?
7.     Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?
8.     100 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss is:
9.      A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?
10.            A sells an article whjch costs him Rs. 400 to B at a profit of 20%. B then sells it to C, making a profit of 10% on the price he paid to A. How much does C pay B?
11.            Peter purchased a machine for Rs. 80,000 and spent Rs. 5000 on repair and Rs. 1000 on transport and sold it with 25% profit. At what price did he sell the machine?
12.            By selling an article for Rs. 100, a man gains Rs. 15. Then, his gain% is :
13.            When a commodity is sold for Rs. 34.80, there is a loss of 2%. What is the cost price of the commodity?
14.            A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22 ½ % on his cost price. If in a week, his sale was of Rs. 392, what Was his profit?
15.            The sale price of an article including the sales tax is Rs. 616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then the cost price of the article is :
16.            Saransh purchased 120 reams of paper at Rs. 80 per ream. He spent Rs. 280 on transportation, paid octroi at the rate of 40 paise per ream and paid Rs. 72 to the 1 coolie. If he wants to have a gain of '8%, what must be the selling price per ream?
17.            A person bought 20 litres of milk at the rate of Rs. 8 per litre. He got it churned after spending Rs. 10 and 5 kg of cream and 20 litres of toned milk were obtained. If he sold the cream at Rs. 30 per kg and toned milk at Rs. 4 per litre, his profit in the transaction is :
18. Jacob bought a scooter for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost on repairs and sold the scooter for a profit of Rs. 1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?
19.            A manufacturer undertakes to supply 2000 pieces of a particular component at Rs. 25 per piece. According to his estimates, even (if 5% fail to pass the quality tests, then he will make a profit of 25%. However, as it turned out, 50% of the components were rejected. What is the loss to the manufacturer?
20.            A trader buys a chair for Rs. 600 and sells it for Rs. 765 at a credit of 4 months. Reckoning money worth 6% p.a., his gain percent is :
21.            When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must the plot be sold in order to gain 15%?
22.            A fruit seller sells mangoes at the rate of Rs. 9 per kg and thereby loses 20%.-At what price per kg, he should have sold them to make a profit of 5%?
23.            A property dealer sells a house for Rs. 6,30,009 and in the bargain makes a profit of 5%. Had he sold it for Rs. 5,00,000, then what percentage of loss or gain he would have made ?
24.            A shopkeeper sells one transistor for Rs. 840 at3 gain of 20% and another for Rs. 960 at a loss of 4%. His total gain or loss percent is :
25.            If selling price of an article is  4/3 of its cost price, the profit in the transaction is :
26.            The ratio of the cost price and the selling price is 4 : 5. The profit percent is :
27.            The ratio between the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7 : 5. What is the ratio between the profit and the cost price of that article?
28.            A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be :
29.            If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent :
30.            At what profit percent must an article be sold so that by selling at half that price, there may be a loss of 30%?
31.            The C.P. of an article is 40% of the S.P. The percent that the S.P. is of C.P. is :
32.            By selling a pen for Rs. 15, a man loses one-sixteenth of what it costs him. The cost price of the pen is
33.            By selling an article, Michael earned a profit equal to one - fourth of the price he bought it. If he sold it for Rs. 375, what was the cost price?
34.            10% loss on selling price is what percent loss on the cost price?
35.            If loss is 1/3 of S.P., the loss percentage is :
36.            In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but pthe selling price remains constant,approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit ?
37.            The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit?
38.            The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 900 is double the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 450. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?
39. The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article fer Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?
40.            Profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1060 is 20% more than the loss incurred by selling the article for Rs. 950. At what price should the article be sold to earn 20% profit?
41.            If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, the gain percent is :
42.            The cost price of 19 articles is equal to the selling price of 16 articles. Gain percent is
43.            If the selling price of 50 articles is equal to the cost price of 40 articles, then the loss or gain percent is :
44.            If by selling 110 mangoes, the C.P. of 120 mangoes is realised, the gain percent is :
45.            The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is :
46.            On an order of 5 dozen boxes of a consumer product, a retailer receives an extra dozen free. This is equivalent to allowing him a discount of :
47. A man sold 18 cots for Rs. 16,800, gaining thereby the cost price of 3 cots. The cost price of a cot is
48.            If on selling 12 notebooks, a seller makes a profit equal to the selling price of 4 notebooks, what is his percent profit?
49.            On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is :
50.            A vendor loses the selling price of 4 oranges on selling 36 oranges. His loss percent is :
51.            A man buys 2 dozen bananas at Rs. 16 per dozen. After selling 18 bananas at the rate of Rs. 12 per dozen, the shopkeeper reduced the rate to Rs. 4 per dozen. The percent loss is :
52.            A man bought apples at the rate of 8 for Rs. 34 and sold them at the rate of 12 for Rs. 57. How many apples should be sold to earn a net profit of Rs. 45 ?
53. Oranges are bought at the rate of 10 for Rs. 25 and sold at the rate of 9 for Rs. 25. The profit is
54.            Some articles were bought at 6 for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 for Rs. 6. Gain percent is :
55.            A man bought some fruits at the rate of 16 for Rs. 24 and sold them at the rate of 8 for Rs.18. What is the profit percent?
56. A man purchased a box full of pencils at the rate of 7 for Rs. 9 and sold all of them at the rate of 8 for Rs'. 11. In this transaction, he gained Rs. 10. How many pencils did the box contain?
57.            A man bought a number of clips at 3 for a rupee and an equal number at 2 for a rupee. At what price per dozen should he sell them to make a profit of 20%?
58.            A man buys eggs at 2 for Re. 1 and an equal number at 3 for Rs. 2 and sells the whole at 5 for Rs. 3. His gain or loss percent is :
59.            A man bought some oranges at Rs. 10 per dozen and bought the same number of oranges at Rs. 8 per dozen. He sold these oranges at Rs. 11 per dozen and gained Rs. 120. The total number of oranges bought by him was :
60.            A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?
61.            By selling 12 toffees for a rupee, a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell to get a gain of 20%?
62.            By selling 45 lemons for Rs. 40, a man loses 20%. How many should he sell for Rs. 24 to gain 20% in the transaction?
63.            A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is :
64.            Arun purchased 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 11.50 per kg and 20 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 14.25 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture. Approximately what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make 30% profit?
65. Padam purchased 30 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 17.50 per kg and another 30 kg rice at a certain rate. He mixed the two and sold the entire quantity-at the rate cf Rs. 18.60 per kg and made 20% overall profit. At what price per kg did he purchase the lot of another 30 kg rice?
66.            A trader mixes three varieties of groundnuts costing Rs. 50, Rs. 20 and Rs. 30 per kg in the ratio 2 : 4 : 3 in terms of weight, and sells the mixture at Rs. 33 per kg. What percentage of profit does he make?
67. A dairyman pays Rs. 6.40 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs. 8 per litre, thereby making 37.5% profit. The proportion of water to milk received by the customers is :
68.            By mixing two brands of tea and selling the mixture at the rate of Rs. 177 per kg, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 18%. If to every 2 kg of one brand costing Rs. 200 per kg, 3 kg of the other brand is added, then how much per kg does the other brand cost?
69.            The manufacturer of a certain item can sell all he can produce at the selling price of Rs. 60 each. It costs him Rs. 40 in materials and labour to produce each item and he has overhead expenses of Rs. 3000 per week in order to operate the plant. The number of units he should produce and sell in order to make a profit of at least Rs. 1000 per week, is :
70.            A dishonest dealer uses a scale of 90 cm instead of a metre scale and claims to sell at cost price. His profit is :
71.            A shopkeeper professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 800gm instead of kilogram weight. Thus, he makes a profit of:
72.            A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price. But he uses a false weight 18 and thus gains 6 18/47%. For a kg, he uses a weight of :
73.            A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 10% while buying as well as selling, by using false weights. His total gain is :
74.            Grocer sells rice at a profit of 10% and uses weights which are 20% less than the market weight. The total gain earned by him will be:
75.            A fair price shopkeeper takes 10% profit on his goods. He lost 20% goods during theft. His loss percent is :
76.            A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 25% If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the cost price of the bicycle for A is :
77.            A bought a radio set and spent Rs. 110 on its repairs. He then sold it to B at 20% profit, B sold it to C at a loss of 10% and C sold it for Rs. 1188 at a profit of 10%. What is the amount for which A bought the radio set?
78.            A house worth Rs. 1,50,000 is sold by X to Y at 5% profit.'Y sells the house back to X at 2% loss. Then, in the entire transaction :
79. A manufacturer sells a pair of glasses to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 18%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 20%. The retailer in turn sells them to a customer for Rs. 30.09, thereby earning a profit of 25%. The cost price for the manufacturer is :
80.            An article was sold for Rs. 144. If the percentage of profit was numerically equal to the cost price, the cost of the article was :
81.            Rahul purchased a scooter at 13/15th of its selling price and sold it at 12% more than 15 its selling price. His gain is :
82.            A man buys an article for 10% less than its value and sells it for 10% more than its value. His gain or loss percent is :
83.            Samant bought a microwave oven and paid 10% less than the original price. He, sold it with 30% profit on the price he had paid. What percentage of profit did Samant earn on the original price?
84.            If 5% more is gained by selling an article for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340, the cost of the article is :
85.            If a man reduces the selling price of a fan from Rs. 400 to Rs. 380, his loss increases by 2%. The cost price of the fan is :
86.            An article when sold at a gain of 5% yields Rs. 15 more than when sold at a loss of 5%. Its cost price would he :
87.            A shopkeeper sells an article at a loss of 12 ½ %. Had he sold it for Rs. 51.80 more, he would have earned a profit of 6%. The cost price of the article is :
88.            The difference between the cost price and sale price of an article is Rs. 240. If the profit is 20%, the selling price is :
89.            A dealer sold an article at a loss of 2 ½%. Had he sold it for Rs. 100 more, he would have gained 7 ½%. To gain 12 ½%, he should sell it for:
90.            The cash difference between the selling prices of an article at a profit of 4% and 6% is Rs. 3. The ratio of the two selling prices is :
91.            A shopkeeper sells two watches for Rs. 308 each. On one he gets 12% profit and on the other 12% loss. His profit or loss in the entire transaction was :
92.            A man sells two fiats at the rate of Rs. 1.995 lakhs each. Oh one he gains 5% and on the other, he loses 5%. His gain or loss, percent in the whole transaction is :
93.            A man sells two commodities for Rs. 4000 each, neither losing nor gaining in the deal. If he sold one commodity at a gain of 25%, the other commodity is sold at a loss of:
94.            A house and a shop were sold for Rs. 1 lakh each. In this transaction, the house sale-resulted into 20% loss whereas the shop sale resulted into 20% profit. The entire transaction resulted in :
95.            Ranjan purchased 120 tables at a price of Rs. 110 per table. He sold 30 tables at a profit of Rs. 12 per table and 75 tables at a profit of Rs. 14 per table. The remaining tables were sold at a loss of Rs. 7 per table. What is the average profit per table?
96.            Hemant sold 10 sarees for a total profit of Rs. 460 and 12 sarees for a total profit of Rs. 144. At what profit per saree should he sell the remaining 20 sarees so that he gets an average profit of Rs. 18 per saree?
97. Sanket purchased 20 dozen notebooks at Rs. 48 per dozen. He sold 8 dozen at 10% profit and the remaining 12 dozen with 20% profit. What is his profit percentage in the transaction?
98.            A man purchased sugar worth Rs. 400. He sold ¾ th at a loss of 10% and the remainder at a gain of 10%. On the whole, he gets :
99.            A businessman sold 2/3 of his stock at a gain of 20% and the rest at a gm of 14%. The overall percentage of gain to the businessman is :
100.       A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 20% profit, half of the remaining at 20% loss and the rest was sold at the cost price. In the total transaction, his gain or loss will be:
101.       A person purchases 90 clocks and sells 40 clocks at a gain of 10% and 50 clocks at a gain of 20%. If he sold all of them at a uniform profit of 15%, then he would have got Rs. 40 less. The cost price of each clock is
102.        A person earns 15% on an investment but loses 10% on another investment. The ratio of the two investments is 3 : 5. What is the combined gain or loss on the two investments?
103.       A man bought goods worth Rs. 6000 and sold half of them at a gain of 10%. At what gain percent must he sell the remainder so as to get a gain of 25% on the whole?
104.       A fruit seller has 24kg apples. He sells at part of this at a gain of 20% and the remaining at the loss of 5%. If he earns a profit of 10% on selling the whole amount of apples. Find the amount of apples sold at a loss.
105.       Two-third of a consignment was sold at a profit of 5% and the remainder at a loss of 2%. If the total profit was Rs. 400, the value of the consignment (in rupees) was:
106.       A trader purchases a watch and a wall clock for Rs.390. He sells them making a profit of 10% on the watch and 15% on the wall clock. He earns a profit of Rs. 51.50. The difference between the original prices of the wall clock and the watch is equal to ?
107.       Albert buys 4 hourses and 9 cows for Rs. 13,400. If he sells the horses at 10% profit and the cows at 20% profit, then he earns a total profit of Rs. 1880. The cost of a horse is
108.       A man purchases two clocks A and B at a total cost of Rs. 650. He sells A with 20% profit and B at a loss of 25% and gets the same selling price for both the clocks. What are the purchasing prices of A and B respectively?
109.       The C.P. of two watches taken together is Rs. 840. If by selling one at a profit of 16% and the other at a loss of 12%, there is no loss or gain in the whole transaction, then the C.P of the two watches are respectively: 
110.       On selling a chair at 7% loss and a table at 17% gain, a man gains Rs.296. If he sells the chair at 7% gain and the table at 12% gain, then he gains Rs.400. The actual price of the table is:
111.       A shopkeeper offers 2.5% discount on cash purchases. What cash amount would Rohan pay for a cycle, the marked price of which is Rs. 650?
112.       If a company sells a car with a marked price of Rs. 2,72,000 and gives a discount of 4% on Rs. 2,00,000 and 2.5% on the remaining amount of Rs. 72,000, then the actual price charged by the company for the car is
113.       Garima purchased a briefcase with an additional 10% discount, on the reduced price after deducating 20% on the labelled price. If the labelled price was Rs. 1400, at what price did she purchase the briefcase?
114.       A bag marked at Rs. 80 is sold for Rs. 68. The rate of discount is:
115.       A pair of articles was bought for Rs. 37.40 at a discount of 15%. What must be the marked price of each of the articles?
116.       A shopkeeper gives 12% additional discount on the discounted price, after giving an initial discount of 20% on the labeled price of a radio. If the final sale price of the radio is Rs. 704, then what is its labeled price?
117.       A fan is listed at Rs. 1500 and a discount of 20% is offered on the list price. What additional discount must be offered to the customer to bring the net price to Rs. 1104?
118.       A discount of 15% on one article is the same as a discount of 20% on another article. The costs of the two articles can be
119.       If a selling price of Rs. 24 results in a 20% discount off the list price, the selling price that would result in a 30% discount off the list price is
120.       An article was sold for Rs y after giving a discount of x%. Then its listed price is :
121.       Jatin bought a refrigerator with 20% discount on the labeled price. Had he bought at it with 25% discount, he would have saved Rs. 500. At what price did he buy the refrigerator?
122.       A manufacturer offers a 20% rebate on the marked price of a product. The retailer offers another 30% rebate on the reduced price. The two reductions are equivalent to a single reduction of
123.       Successive discounts of 10%, 12% and 15% amount to a single discount of
124.        List price of an article at a showroom is Rs. 2000 and it is being sold at successive discounts of 20% and 10%. Its net selling price will be
125.       Find the selling price of an article if a shopkeeper allows two successive discounts of 5% each on the marked price of Rs. 80.
126.       The price of VCR is marked at Rs. 12,000. If successive discounts of 15%, 10% and 5% be allowed, then at what price does a customer buy it?
127.       After successive discounts of 12% and 5% an article was sold for Rs.209. What was the original price of the article?
128.       Applied to a bill for Rs. 1,00,000, the difference between a discount of 40% and two successive discounts of 36% and 4% is
129.       The difference between a discount of 35% and two successive discounts of 20% on a certain bill was Rs. 22. Find the amount of the bill.
130.       Two shopkeepers announce the same price of Rs. 700 for a shirt. The first offers successive discounts of 30 % and 60% while the second offers successive discounts of 20% and 16%. The shopkeeper that offers better discount, charges ------- less than the other shopkeeper
131.       The marked price of a watch was Rs. 720. A man bought the same for Rs. 550.80 after getting two successive discounts, the first being 10%. What was the second discount rate?
132.       A shopkeeper purchased 150 identical pieces of calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 each. He spent an amount of Rs. 2500 on transport and packing. He fixed the labeled price of each calculator at Rs. 320. However, he decided to give a discount of 5% on the labeled price. What is the percentage profit earned by him?
133.       A trader marked the price of his commodity so as to include a profit of 25%. He allowed discount of 16% on the marked price. His actual profit was
134.       A tradesman marks his goods 30% above the C.P. If he allows a discount of 25/4% then his gain percent is
135.       The price of an article is raised by 30% and then two successive discounts of 10% each are allowed. Ultimately, the price of the article is
136.       A retailer buys 30 -articles from a wholesaler at the Price of 27. If he, sells them at their marked price, the gain percent in the transaction is
137.        By selling an umbrella for Rs. 300, a shopkeeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price. His gain percent during the sale is
138.       The cost price of an article is 64% of the marked price. Calculate the gain percent after allowing a discount of 12%
139.       A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the customer pays Rs 680.40 as the price including the sales tax, then what is the marked price of the item ?
140.       At what percent above the cost price must a shopkeeper mark his goods so that he gains 20% even after giving a discount of 10% on the marked price?
141.       At what price should a shopkeeper mark a radio that costs him Rs. 1200 in order that he may offer a discount of 20% on the marked price and still make a profit of 25%?
142.       A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10%. Discount on the printed price .The ratio of the cost price to the printed price of the book is
143.       By selling an article 2/5 of the marked price, there is a loss of 25%. The ratio of the marked price and the cost price of the article is
144.       A tradesman gives 4% discount on the marked price and gives 1 article free for buying every 15 articles and thus gains 35%. The marked price is above the cost price by
145.       A trader marked the selling price of an article at 10% above the cost price. At the time of selling, he allows certain discount and suffers a loss of 1%. He allowed a discount of
146.       A shopkeeper fixes the marked price of an item 35% above its cost price. The percentage of discount allowed to gain 8% is
147.       A trader marked his goods at 20% above the cost price. He sold half the stock at the marked price, one quarter at a discount of 20% on the marked price and the rest at a discount of 40% on the marked price. His total gain is
148.       A product when sold with 10% rebate on the listed price gave a profit of Rs. 70. What was its cost price?
149.       The labeled price of a cupboard is Rs. 6500. The shopkeeper sold it by giving 5% discount on the labeled price and earned a profit of 15%. What approximately is the cost price of the cupboard?
150.       Kunal bought a suitcase with 15% discount on the labeled price. He sold the suitcase for Rs. 2880 with 20% profit on the labeled price. At what price did he buy the suitcase?
151.       A shopkeeper sells a badminton racket, whose marked price is Rs. 30, at a discount of 15% and gives a shuttle cock costing Rs. 1.50 free with each racket. Even then he makes a profit of 20%. His cost price per racket is
152.       If  a commission of 10% is given on the written price of an article, the gain is 30%. Find the gain percent if the commission is increased by 10%.?
153.       A shopkeeper sold a T.V. set for Rs. 17,940 with a discount of 8% and earned a profit of 19.6%. What would have been the percentage of profit earned if no discount was offered?
154.        A shopkeeper sells 25 articles at Rs. 45 per article after giving 10% discount and earns 50% profit. If the discount is not given, the profit gained is
155.       A shopkeeper sold sarees at Rs. 266 each after giving 5% discount on labeled price. Had he not given the discount, he would have earned a profit of 12% on the cost price. What was the cost price of each sarees?
156.        Even after reducing the marked price of a transistor by rs 32, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 15%. If the cost price be Rs  320, what percentage of profit would he have made if he had sold the transistor at the marked price?
157.       A shopkeeper sold an article offering a discount of 5% and earned a profit of 23.5%. What would have been the percentage of profit earned if no discount was offered?
158.       Komal buys an article at a discount of 25%. At what percentage above the cost price should he sell it to make a profit of 25% over the original list price?
159.       Peter bought an item at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it with 40% increase on the price he bought it. The new sale price is by what percent more than the original price?

160.       Tarun got 30% concession on the labeled price of an article and sold it for Rs. 8750, with 25% profit on the price he bought. What was the labeled price?