A shopkeeper earns a profit of ₹ 1on selling one pen and suffers a loss of 30 paise on selling one pencil In a particular month he incurs a loss of ₹ 5 in that month he sold 40 pens How many pencils did he sell in that period 

Asked by S.rajanikant2010 | 19th Apr, 2019, 05:10: PM

Expert Answer:

L o s s space i n c u r r e d space equals space R s space 5
P r o f i t space g a i n e d space b y space s e l l i n g space o n e space p e n space equals space R e. space 1
P r o f i t space g a i n e d space b y space s e l l i n g space 40 space p e n s space equals space R s. space 40
40 plus x equals negative 5
x equals negative 45
S o comma space a space l o s s space o f space R s. space 45 space h a s space o c c u r e d space w h i l e space s e l l i n g space p e n c i l s
N o. space o f space p e n c i l s space s o l d space equals fraction numerator 45 over denominator 0.30 end fraction equals 150
H e space s o l d space 150 space p e n c i l s.

Answered by Renu Varma | 20th Apr, 2019, 02:57: PM

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