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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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#7832. By selling 6 shirts, Alex gains Selling Price of 2 shirts. Find the profit percentage.

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#7833. By selling 10 bags, Arnold loses the Selling Price of 2 bags. Find the loss percentage.

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#7834. A trader sells his goods at 15% discount and incurs a loss of 2%. How much percent above Cost Price does he mark up his goods?

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#7835. 'A' mixes 20 kg sugar which costs him $10 per kilogram with 35 kg of sugar that costs him $14 per kg and sells the mixture at $13 per kg. What is his profit percent?

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#7836. The Cost Price of 18 articles is equal to Selling Price of 22 articles. What is the loss percentage?

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#7837. A cloth merchant, selling at 15% profit uses a faulty measuring rod, that measures 90 centimetres for a metre. Find his profit percent actually earned.

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#7838. A fruit seller buys 100 apples at 2 per dollar and 125 apples at 3 per dollar. He mixes them together and sell for 1 per dollar. Find is Profit/Loss percentage.

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#7839. A man buys oranges at 6 a dollar. For how many a dollar should he sell so as to gain 20%?

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#7840. A salesman sells shirts at a profit of 10%. When he increases the Selling Price by $25 per shirt, the profit increases by 5%. Find the new Selling Price.

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#7841. 'A' buys a television at a discount of 10% and sells it at a profit of 20%. How much percentage above the marked price is the Selling Price?

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Good work!

#7842. By increasing the selling price of an article by 25%, profit increases from 10% to 20%. Find the percentage increase in the cost price.

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#7843. A retailer buys goods from a wholesaler at a rate which is equivalent to his selling price. However, his 1 kg weight actually weighs 1200 grams. Find his profit percent.

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#7844. A dishonest shopkeeper uses a faulty measuring rod, which measures 90 cm for a meter. Find this actual profit percentage, if he claims to be selling at a profit of 10% only.

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#7845. A merchant purchases a wristwatch for $450 and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Find the list price of the wristwatch.

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Neat work!

#7846. By selling a fan for the price for $600, a man loses 10%. To make a gain of 20%, what should be the selling price of the fan?

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#7847. By selling 90 ball pens for $160, a person loses 20%. Find the number of ball pens, which should be sold for $96 so as to have a profit of 20%.

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#7848. A shopkeeper blends two varieties of tea costing $18 and $13 per 100 grams in the ratio 7 : 3. He sells the blended variety at the rate of $18.15 per 100 grams. Find his percentage gain in the transaction.

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#7849. A man sells a car to his friend at 10% loss. If the friend sells it for $54,000, and gains 20%, find the original price of the car.

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#7850. An article was sold at 16% gain. Had it be sold for $200 more, the gain would have been 20%. Find the cost price of the article.

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#7851. Aaron marks up the computer he is selling by 20% profit and sells them at a discount of 15%. Find Aaron's net gain percent.

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Well done!

#7852. By selling 25 metres of cloth, a trader gains the selling price of 5 metres of cloth. Find the gain percent of the trader.

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#7853. If Samson sells an article at a price of $9300, he incurs a loss of $3100.At what price should he sell the article so that he gets a profit of 25%?

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