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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%

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
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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Correct Answer - 100% profit. Choice (3)

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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%.

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%.

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