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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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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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#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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#7854. The cost price of an article is $480. If it is to be sold at a profit of 6.25%, how much would be its selling price?

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#7855. Martin sold an item for $4510 and incurred a loss of 45%. At what price should he have sold the item to have gained a profit 45%?

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#7856. By selling 18 chocolates, a vendor loses the selling price of 2 chocolates. Find his loss percent.

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#7857. By selling a table for $350 instead of $400, loss percent increases by 5%. Find the cost price of the table.

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#7858. An article was sold for $5220 at a loss of 42% of the cost price. What will be the selling price of the article for a profit of 42%?

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#7859. If the cost price of 15 articles is equal to the selling price of 12 articles, find gain percent.

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#7860. By selling an article at $270, a man loses 10%. If he would sell it at $360, what would is gain percent be?

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#7861. A shopkeeper claims to sell his articles at a discount of 5% but marks up his articles by increasing the cost of each by 10%. Find his gain percent.

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#7862. By selling 15 mangoes, a fruit vendor recovers the cost price of 20 mangoes. What is the profit percentage of the fruit vendor?

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#7863. A profit of 25% is made by selling an article for $30. If the article was sold $33.60, at what profit percent it would be?

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#7864. A fan was sold at 2% loss. If the same was sold for $70 more, there would have been 5% profit. What was the cost price?

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#7865. When the price of television was increased by 30%, the number of television sets sold decreased by 20%. What was the effect on the sales?

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#7866. If chocolates bought at 10 for $8 and sold at 4 for $5, find the percentage loss or gain.

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#7867. A man sells an article at a loss of 10%. If he had sold for $40 more, he would have gained 10%. Find the cost price of the article.

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#7868. 400 tomatoes were bought at $125 per hundred and sold at a profit of $100. Find the selling price of a dozen tomatoes.

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#7869. If Mike's profit on selling a pen is 20% of the selling price, what is his real profit percent?

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#7870. If the total profit is 26% of the selling price, then what percent of selling price is equal to 34% of the purchasing price?

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#7871. An article is sold at 10% loss. Had it been sold for $30 more, the loss would have been 5% only. What is the cost price of the article of the article?

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