ashwin bought an article at rs. 200 and marked it at rs. 300. he offered a discount and then sold it. his profit/loss % and discount % are in ratio 3:2. find profit/loss %

A person bought Rs. 7200 worth of 4% stock quoting at Rs. 90. When the stock is quoting at Rs. 105 he sells it. He invests this money in a 3% stock quoting at Rs. 70 and sells it when the stock was quoting at Rs. 80. What is the percentage of profit he makes from the overall transaction ?

A trader cheats both his supplier and his customer by using faulty weights. When he buys from the supplier, he takes 10% more than the indicated weight. When he sells to his customer, he gives 10% less than the indicated weight. If he sells at his 'cost-price' (i.e., charges the cost price of the indicated weight), what is his profit percent ?

After how many years (approximately) would the amount payable on a loan be twice the principal if the principal is lent at 20% CI, compounded half yearly?

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The rate of interest for the first 2 years is 3% per annum, for the next 3 years is 8% per annum, and for the period beyond 5 years is 10% per annum. If a man gets Rs. 1,520 as a simple interest for 6 years, how much did he deposit?

Profit on selling 10 candles equals selling price of 3 bulbs. While loss on selling 10 bulbs equals selling price of 4 candles. Also profit percentage equals to the loss percentage and cost of a candle is half of the cost of a bulb. What is the ratio of selling price of candle to the selling price of a bulb?

A retail bookseller buys books at 58% of the list price. He expects to earn a minimum of 20% net profit on his selling price. What is the maximum discount that he can offer to his customer?

..Please help in the approachBefore an increment in ramu"s salary, the total expediture of the family was 60%of the total income. Ramu"s salary was equal to the total savings of the family then. If Ramu got 50%increment in his salary,then what are the new total savings of the family as a percentage of its new total income if its expenditure is kept constant?

A man earns x% on the first 2000 rupees and y% on the rest of his income. If he earns Rs 700

from Rs 4000 and Rs 900 from Rs 5000 of income, find x.

A Jewellery shop owner conducts his business in the following manner. Every once in a while he raises his prices by a certain percentage and while later he reduces his prices by the same percentage. After one such up-down cycle of increasing and decreasing the price by x%, the price of a jewel decreases by Rs. 100. In the next cycle, he increases and then decreases his price by (x/2)% and then sells the jewel for Rs. 2376. What is the initial price of the jewel ?

1) 2450

2) 2475

3) 2500

4) 2575 Skip

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2500

It's 25%.. P%/D%= Profit* Mp/ ( Dis* CP)=3/2!! That would do!! :)

Yes its profit%. :)