ssccglapex

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
Show Answer

Solution(By Apex Team)

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

Related Questions on Profit and Loss


A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is:

A. 45 : 56
B. 45 : 51
C. 47 : 56
D. 47 : 51
Show Answer

By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2,850, a shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to 8%, then the selling price will be:

A. Rs. 2600
B. Rs. 2700
C. Rs. 2800
D. Rs. 3000
Show Answer

A sells an article to B at a profit of 10% B sells the article back to A at a loss of 10%. In this transaction:

A. A neither losses nor gains
B. A makes a profit of 11%
C. A makes a profit of 20%
D. B loses 20%
Show Answer

A person sold a horse at a gain of 15%. Had he bought it for 25% less and sold it for Rs. 600 less, he would have made a profit of 32%. The cost price of the horse was.

A. Rs. 3,750
B. Rs. 3,250
C. Rs. 2,750
D. Rs. 2,250
Show Answer



More Related Questions on Profit and Loss