Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

The question for the day is a sample practice problem in profit, loss, discounts, an Arithmetic Topic and the problem provides an understanding of the different terms such as Cost Price, List Price, Selling price and margins.

Question
A merchant marks his goods in such a way that the profit on sale of 50 articles is equal to the selling price of 25 articles. What is his profit margin?
25%
50%
100%
66.67%

Tags: question, problem, money
Asked by ankit shivam, 11 Nov '11 03:30 pm
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (4)

 
1.

Let the selling price per article be = Re. 1
Therefore, selling price of 50 articles = Rs.50

Profit on sale of 50 articles = selling price of 25 articles = Rs.25.
S.P = 50. Profit = 25. Therefore, CP = 50 - 25 = 25.
And % profit = = 100%.
Answered by Tanupriya, 11 Nov '11 03:33 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

!00%. The profit = value of 25 articles.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 11 Nov '11 03:57 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
3.

Correct Answer - 100% profit. Choice (3)
Explanatory Answer

Let the selling price per article be = Re. 1
Therefore, selling price of 50 articles = Rs.50

Profit on sale of 50 articles = selling price of 25 articles = Rs.25.
S.P = 50. Profit = 25. Therefore, CP = 50 - 25 = 25.
And % profit = = 100%.
Source: Question ke upar kya post kar diya :))))))))) jaldbaazi mein ?
Answered by Nauty, 11 Nov '11 03:32 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
4.

Already passed maths exam.
Answered by bty45, 11 Nov '11 03:32 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (1)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining