By selling an article, a man makes a profit of 25% of its selling price. His profit percent is:

A. 20% B. 25% C. $16 \frac{2}{3} \%$ D. $33 \frac{1}{3} \%$ Answer: Option D

Solution(By Apex Team)

He gets 25% profit on the selling price. $\begin{array}{l}\text{Let SP = x}\\ \text{Then, CP = }x-\frac{x}{4}\\ =\text{Rs.}\ \frac{3x}{4}\\ \text{Hence, % gain}\\ =\frac{\frac{x}{4}}{\frac{3x}{4}}\times100\\ =\frac{100}{3}\\ =33\frac{1}{3}\%\end{array}$

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