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A fruit seller buys 100 bananas for rs.40. Twenty bananas were spoiled and thrown away. At what rate should he sell the remaining bananas so as to gain 10%?  
Asked by sin.kunal29 | 31 Oct, 2018, 05:39: PM
answered-by-expert Expert Answer
Cost of 100 banananas = Rs. 40
According to the question,
20 banananas were spoiled then 80 bananas left.
Cost of 80 bananans is Rs. 40
Hence, cost of one banana is Rs. 40/80 = Rs. 0.5
Profit % = 10
begin mathsize 16px style SP equals CP open parentheses fraction numerator 100 plus profit over denominator 100 end fraction close parentheses
SP equals 0.5 open parentheses fraction numerator 100 plus 10 over denominator 100 end fraction close parentheses
SP equals 0.5 cross times 110 over 100 equals Rs. space 0.55 end style
SP of 80 bananas = 80 × 0.55 = Rs. 44
Answered by Sneha shidid | 01 Nov, 2018, 10:14: AM
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