by selling 33m of cloth a draper loses an amount equal to the selling price of 3 metre of cloth .find his gain or loss percent 

Asked by ajayrath7 | 15th Oct, 2017, 02:27: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style Let space selling space price space of space straight a space 1 space straight m space cloth space be space straight x space Rs.
Selling space price space of space 33 space straight m space cloth space is space 33 straight x space Rs.
Selling space price space of space 3 space straight m space cloth space is space 3 straight x.
Selling space price space of space 3 space straight m space cloth space equals space Loss space equals space 3 straight x space Rs. space
According space to space the space given space question
Loss space equals space CP space minus space SP
3 straight x space equals space CP space minus space 33 straight x
CP space equals space 3 straight x space plus space 33 straight x
CP space equals space 36 straight x
Loss space percent sign space equals space fraction numerator Loss space over denominator CP end fraction cross times 100
Loss space percent sign space equals space fraction numerator 3 straight x over denominator 36 straight x end fraction cross times 100
Loss space percent sign space equals 100 over 12 percent sign space equals 25 over 3 percent sign equals 8 1 third percent sign
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Answered by Sneha shidid | 4th Dec, 2017, 03:20: PM