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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.

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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%

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Asked by ankit shivam, 11 Nov '11 03:30 pm
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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

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

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Correct Answer - 100% profit. Choice (3)

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%.
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Answered by Nauty, 11 Nov '11 03:32 pm

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Answered by bty45, 11 Nov '11 03:32 pm

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