# CBSE Class 8 Answered

**By selling 8 dozen pencils a shopkeeper gain the selling price of 1 dozen pencils. find his gain percent.**

Asked by gspublicschool | 10 Oct, 2018, 07:17: AM

Expert Answer

Let the Selling Price of one dozen pencils = Rs. x

Selling Price of 8 dozen pencils = Rs. 8x

Profit = Selling Price of one dozen pencils = x

Cost Price of 8 dozen pencils = 8x - x = 7x

Gain% = Profit% =

After substituting the values, we get

Gain% = 14.28%

Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 10 Oct, 2018, 09:24: AM

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