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A wholesaler bought walnuts and peanuts, the price of walnut per kg being thrice

A wholesaler bought walnuts and peanuts, the price of walnut per kg being thrice that of peanut per kg. He then sold 8 kg of peanuts at a profit of 10% and 16 kg of walnuts at a profit of 20% to a shopkeeper. However, the shopkeeper lost 5 kg of walnuts and 3 kg of peanuts in transit. He then mixed the remaining nuts and sold the mixture at Rs. 166 per kg, thus making an overall profit of 25%. At what price, in Rs. per kg, did the wholesaler buy the walnuts?

- 98
- 96
- 84
- 86

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The Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of a product is 55% above its manufacturing cost

The Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of a product is 55% above its manufacturing cost. The product is sold through a retailer, who earns 23% profit on his purchase price. What is the profit percentage (expressed in nearest integer) for the manufacturer who sells his product to the retailer? The retailer gives 10% discount on MRP.

- 31%
- 22%
- 15%
- 13%
- 11%

3
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A dealer offers a cash discount of 20% and still makes a profit of 20%

A dealer offers a cash discount of 20% and still makes a profit of 20%, when he further allows 16 articles to a dozen to a particularly sticky bargainer. How much percent above the cost price were his wares listed?

- 75%
- 66 2/3%
- 100%
- 80%

4
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A contractor estimates that a job will earn him Rs 8400

A contractor estimates that a job will earn him Rs 8400. His estimate covers material, labour and 5% profit. The cost of material and labour is in the ratio of 3 : 7. When the contractor begins his job, however, he discovers that the cost of material has increased by 10% and the labour cost has risen by 15%. Calculate his loss percent

- 7.36%
- 7.59%
- 7.49%
- 7.39%

5
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A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at cost price but he mixes it with water

A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at cost price but he mixes it with water and thereby gains 25%. The percentage of water in the mixture is

- 4%
- 6.25%
- 20%
- 25%

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A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit

A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is

- 640 kg
- 400 kg
- 600 kg
- 560 kg

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A trader makes a profit equal to the selling price of 75 articles when he sold 100 of the articles

A trader makes a profit equal to the selling price of 75 articles when he sold 100 of the articles. What % profit did he make in the transaction?

- 100%
- 200%
- 250%
- 300%

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After allowing a discount of 11.11%, a trader still makes a gain of 14.28%

After allowing a discount of 11.11%, a trader still makes a gain of 14.28%. At how many percentage above the cost price does he mark on his goods?

- 16%
- 22.22%
- 28.56%
- 35%

9
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A shop, which sold same marked price shirts, announced an offer

A shop, which sold same marked price shirts, announced an offer - if one buys three shirts then the fourth shirt is sold at a discounted price of ₹100 only. Patel took the offer. He left the shop with 20 shirts after paying ₹20,000. What is the marked price of a shirt?

- ₹1260
- ₹1300
- ₹1350
- ₹1400
- ₹1500

10
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The manufacturer of a table sells it to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%

The manufacturer of a table sells it to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells the table to a retailer at a profit of 30%. Finally, the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 50%. If the customer pays Rs 4290 for the table, then its manufacturing cost (in Rs) is

- 1500
- 2000
- 2500
- 3000

11
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Mayank buys some candies for Rs 15 a dozen

Mayank buys some candies for Rs 15 a dozen and an equal number of different candies for Rs 12 a dozen. He sells all for Rs 16.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 150. How many dozens of candies did he buy altogether?

- 50
- 30
- 25
- 45

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If a seller gives a discount of 15% on retail price, she still makes a profit of 2%

If a seller gives a discount of 15% on retail price, she still makes a profit of 2%. Which of the following ensures that she makes a profit of 20%?

- Give a discount of 5% on retail price
- Give a discount of 2% on retail price
- Increase the retail price by 2%
- Sell at retail price