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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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

The solution #1603 is ccorrect. Excellent!

#1604. In an examination, 35% candidates ailed in one subject and 42% failed in another subject while 15% failed in both the subjects. If 2500 candidates appeared at the examination, how many passed in either subject but not in both?

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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

The solution #1604 is correct. Fabulous!

#1605. Samuel 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 Samuel earn on the original price?

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

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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

The solution #1605 is correct. Excellent!

#1606. A article was sold at a gain of 5% yields $15 more than when sold at a loss of 5%. What would be the cost price?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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

The solution #1606 is correct.Well done!

#1607. A dealer sold an article at a loss of 2.5%. Had he sold it for $100 more, he would have gained 7.5%. To gain 12.5%, he should sell it for how many dollars?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1607 is correct. Excellent!

#1608. A man sells two flats at the rate of 199,500 each. On one he gains 5% and on the other, he loses 5%. Find the gain or loss percent in the whole transaction.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1608 is correct. Brilliant!

#1609. A dishonest dealer uses a scale of 90 centimeters instead of a meter scale and claims to sell at cost price. What is his profit percent?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1609 is correct. Good work!

#1610. A fair price shopkeeper takes 10% profit on his goods. He lost 20% goods during theft. What would be his loss percent?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1610 is correct. Brilliant!

#1611. The cost price of 19 articles is equal to the selling price of 16 articles. What is the gain percent?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1611 is perfect. Neat work!

#1612. The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then what is the value of x?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1612

#1613. If on selling 12 notebooks, a seller makes a profit equal to the selling price of 4 notebooks, what is his profit percent?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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

The solution #1613 is correct. Neat work!

#1614. A man buys 2 dozen bananas at $16 per dozen. After selling 18 bananas at the rate of $12 per dozen, the shopkeeper reduced the rate to $4 per dozen. Find the percent loss.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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

The solution #1614 is perfect. Good work!

#1615. A man bought some fruits at the rate of 16 for $24 and sold them at the rate of 8 for $18. What is the profit percent?

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

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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