1.a table passes successively through the hands of three dealers A, B ,C each of whom in selling makes profit of 10%of his cost price.what did the first dealer payfor the table if the third dealer C sells it for RS 666.5 ?
2. a man sells two tables at the same price.on one he makes aprofit of 10% & the other he suffers a loss of 10% find his loss or gain% on his whole transaction?
Asked by susantadebnath00 | 15th May, 2014, 09:16: AM
Let 'x' be the C.P of A.
If he sells at the profit of 10%, then the S.P. of A is
Thus, is the C.P of B,
If he sells at the profit of 10%, then the S.P. of B is
Thus, is the C.P of C.
If he sells at the profit of 10%, then the S.P. of C is
Given that the C sells the table for Rs.666.5
Thus, the C.P of A is Rs.500.75
Let 'x' be the C.P of one table and 'y be the C.P of another table.
Then the S.P of one table is and the S.P of another table is
Given that SP of two tables are same.
Thus the loss or gain percentage in his whole transaction is given by:
Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 15th May, 2014, 12:33: PM
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