A sold an article to B at a loss of 20% and B sold it to C at a profit of 20 %.If A had sold the article for the price C paid, what would have been his loss or gain % ?

Asked by Vikas | 5th Feb, 2018, 02:28: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style let space cp space for space straight A equals 100 space rs
sp space for space straight B equals 80 space rs....20 percent sign space loss open parentheses 100 minus 20 over 100 cross times 100 close parentheses
SP space for space straight C space equals space 96.....20 percent sign space gain open parentheses 80 plus 20 over 80 cross times 100 close parentheses
if space straight A thin space sells space for space 96 space still space 4 space rs space loss
loss percent sign equals 4 percent sign end style

Answered by Arun | 5th Feb, 2018, 04:32: PM

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