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**A tradesman marks his goods at 25% above the cost price and allows purchasers a discount of $\frac{25}{2} \%$, his profit is:**

A. 8%
B. 8.5%
C. 8.625%
D. 9.375%
**Answer: Option D**

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Solution(By Apex Team)

Let his CP = Rs. 100.
Marked Price = 100 + 25% of 100 = 125.
Now, discount = $\frac{25}{2} \%$ on MP
So, SP = 125- $\frac{25}{2} \%$ of 125 = Rs. 109.375.
%Gain = 9.375%.

**Alternate method:**100(CP) == 25% Up ⇒ 125(MP) == 12.5%down ⇒ 109.375 %Profit = 9.375%## Related Questions on Profit and Loss

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