vinnie bought 50kg tomatoes. 5kg were found rotten and she threw them away. she sold the remaining and

charged for 4kg as much as she paid for 5kg. find her gain or loss per cent.

Asked by amandeep3993 | 11th Jan, 2019, 10:29: PM

Expert Answer:

let the cost of 1kg be 10rs

50 kg = 500 rs........CP

5 kg = 50 rs

4 kg = 40 rs

now she sold 4 kg in the price of 50 rs

so 1 kg = 12.5 Rs

she sold 45 kg in 562.5 rs.......SP

profit = 62.5

P% = 62.5/500 × 100 = 12.5%

Answered by Arun | 14th Jan, 2019, 02:04: PM

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