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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5067, #5068, #5069, and #5070 are correct. Fabulous!

#5071. 100 oranges are bought at the rate of $350 and sold at the rate of $48 per dozen. Find the percentage of profit or loss.

#5072. A man buys a bike for $1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the bike?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5071 and #5072 are correct. Neat job!

#5073. Peter purchased a machine for $80,000 and spent $5000 on repair and $1000 on transport and sold it with 25% profit At what price did he sell the machine?

#5074. By selling an article for $100, a man gains $15. then, what is his gain percent?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5073 and #5074 are correct. Excellent!

#5075. A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22.5% on his cost price. If in a week, his sale price was $392, what was his profit?

#5076. The sale price of an article including the sales tax is $616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then what is the cost price of the article?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5075 and #5076 are correct. Marvelous!

#5077. Jacob bought a bike for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost on repairs and sold the bike for a profit of $1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?

#5078. A trader buys a chair for $600 and sells it at a credit of 4 months. Reckoning money worth 6% per annum, find is gain percent.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #5077 is correct. Excellent!

Regarding #5078, you are correct. I missed a part of the problem. I am sorry. I have altered the problem:

*A trader buys a chair for $600 and sells it for $765 at a credit of 4 months. Reckoning money worth 6% per annum, find is gain percent.*

#5079. A property dealer sells a house for $630,000 and in the bargain makes a profit of 5%. Had he sold it for $500,000, then what percentage of loss or gain he would have made?

#5080. A shopkeeper sells one transistor for $840 at a gain of 20% and another one for $960 at a loss of 4%. Find his total gain or loss percent.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5078, #5079, and #5080 are all correct. Fantastic performance!

#5081. The ratio of the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7:5. What is the ratio to the profit and cost price of that article?

#5082. A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, what would be the percentage of profit?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #5082 is perfect. Neat job!

#5083. At what profit percent must an article be sold so that by selling at half that price, there may be a loss of 30%?

#5084. The cost price of an article is 40% of the selling price. The percent that the selling price is of cost price is _______.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #5083 is correct. Neat work!

#5085. By selling an article, Michael earned a profit equal to one-fourth of the price he bought it. If he sold it for $375, what was the cost price?

#5086. 10% loss on selling price is what percent loss on the cost price?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #5085 is perfect. Neat job!

#5087. If loss is 1/3 of selling price, find the loss percentage.

#5088. If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, find the gain percent.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5087 and #5088 are correct. Neat job!

#5089. The profit earned by selling an article for $900 is double the loss incurred then the same article is sold for $450. At what price should the article be sold to make a profit of 25%?

#5090. The profit earned by selling an article for $832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for $448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5089 and #5090 are correct. Excellent!

#5091. The cost price of 19 articles is equal to the selling price of 16 articles. Find the gain percent.

#5092. If the selling price of 50 articles is equal to the cost price of 40 articles, then find the gain or loss percent.

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#5093. Find the area of a right-angled triangle whose base is 12 centimeters and hypotenuse 13 centimeters.

#5094. The base of a triangular field is three times its altitude. If the cost of cultivating the field at $24.68 per hectare be $333.18, find its base and height.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5091, #5092, and #5093 are correct. Remarkable!

The solution #5094 is correct too, the solution is to be stated: Base : 900 meters, Altitude : 300 meters. Good work!

#5095. Find the length of the altitude of an equilateral triangle of side

centimeters.#5096. In two triangles, the ratio of the areas is 4:3 and the ratio of their heights is 3:4. Find the ratio of their bases.

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#5097. Find the length of a rope by which a cow must be tethered in order that it may be able to graze an area of 9856 square meters.

#5098. The area of a circular field is 13.86 hectares. Find the cost of fencing at the rate of $4.40 per meter.

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