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suresh buys lemons at 6 for a rupee and an equal no. at 9 for a rupee. he mixes them together and sells the whole lot at 8 for a rupee. find his gain or lost percent  
Asked by manjuchauhan377 | 07 Oct, 2018, 04:34: PM
answered-by-expert Expert Answer
Let the number of lemons = x

Cost Price = 6x + 9x = 15x

Selling Price = (2x) × 8 = 16x

Profit = S.P - C.P = 16x - 15x = x

Profit% = begin mathsize 16px style fraction numerator Profit over denominator Cost space Price space end fraction cross times 100 space equals space fraction numerator straight x over denominator 15 straight x end fraction space cross times space 100 space equals space 6.67 percent sign end style
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