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A shopkeeper earn a profit of \$5 by selling one  note book and incurs a loss of \$1 by  selling an old pen, In a particular month, the shopkeeper earn a profit of \$185 ,if he sold 75 old  pen, find the number of note book sold
Asked by meenajaipur9 | 30 May, 2019, 11:13: AM

Total profit = \$185

75 old pen are sold.

Total loss = 75 × 1 = 75

Since it is loss so we will denote this by - 75.

We know that,

Total profit = Profit earned by selling note books - Total loss
→ Profit earned by selling note books = 185 + 75 = 260

Numbe of note books sold = 260 ÷ 5 = 52
Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 30 May, 2019, 11:57: AM

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