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Mon December 24, 2012 By:
 

Amit has goods of a certain value with him. He sells goods worth Rs. 7000 with 35% profit. Then, he sells goods worth RS. 25000 with 45% profit and goods worth Rs. 10000 with 10% profit. The remaining goods he sells for 20% loss. If the overall profit is 22%, then the goods that he sold for 20% loss were worth of___?

Expert Reply
Wed December 26, 2012
goods at 20% loss be x.
 
total profit=35% of 7000+45% of 25000+10% of 10000-20% of x=22% of 42000+x
 
or, X=13000
 

goods sold at 20% loss =13000
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