Ankit sold 2 jeans for rupees 998 on one he gains 10% and on the other he lost 10% find his gain or loss percent in the whole transaction

### Asked by santoshkumrhemja | 30th Jun, 2019, 08:00: AM

Expert Answer:

### Total Pairs of Jeans Ankit had = 2
Cost of each pair = Rs. 998

Now, let's calculate the amount for the first pair.

C.P = Rs.998 Profit = 10%

Hence profit = Rs.99.8 So, the final price will be Rs. 998 + 99.8 = 1097.8
Calculation for the 2nd pair of jeans

C.P = Rs.998 Loss = 10%

Hence, loss = Rs. 99.8 So, the final price will be Rs.998 - 99.8 = 898.2

Now, verify profit or loss

Price of 1^{st} pair + Price of 2^{nd} pair = 1097.8 + 898.2 = 1995.4
Original price of 1^{st} pair + Original price of 2^{nd }pair = 998 + 998 = 1996

S. P. = 1996 and C. P. = 1996
S. P. = C. P. hence no profit no loss

Now, let's calculate the amount for the first pair.

C.P = Rs.998 Profit = 10%

Hence profit = Rs.99.8 So, the final price will be Rs. 998 + 99.8 = 1097.8

C.P = Rs.998 Loss = 10%

Hence, loss = Rs. 99.8 So, the final price will be Rs.998 - 99.8 = 898.2

Now, verify profit or loss

Price of 1

^{st}pair + Price of 2

^{nd}pair = 1097.8 + 898.2 = 1995.4

^{st}pair + Original price of 2

^{nd }pair = 998 + 998 = 1996

S. P. = 1996 and C. P. = 1996

### Answered by Sneha shidid | 1st Jul, 2019, 11:36: AM

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