Coffee costing Rs.250 pr KG mixed with Chikori of Rs.75 Per Kg in the ratio of 5:2 for a certain blend. If the mixture was sold at Rs.230 per KG fing the gain % or Loss%.

 

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Asked by abhaykarthikeya | 24th Feb, 2019, 08:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Mixture contain 5kg of Coffee and 2kg of Chikori.( Since the ratio is 5:2)
Therefore the total cost of the mixture = 5 × 250 + 2 × 75 = Rs. 1400
Cost of 1 kg mixture = 1400 ÷ 7 = Rs. 200
Mixture was sold at Rs. 230 per kg.
 
Profit 230 - 200 = 30
 
Profit % = 30/200 × 100 = 15%

 

Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 24th Feb, 2019, 11:04: PM