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A shopkeeper sells an article at Rs. 40 and gets X% profit

A shopkeeper sells an article at Rs. 40 and gets X% profit. However, when he sells it at Rs. 20, he faces same percentage of loss. What is the original cost of the article?

- Rs. 10
- Rs. 20
- Rs. 30
- Rs. 40

2
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A bookseller sold 'a' number of Geography textbooks

A bookseller sold 'a' number of Geography textbooks at the rate of Rs. x per book, 'a + 2' number of History textbooks at the rate of Rs. (x + 2) per book and 'a - 2' number of Mathematics textbooks at the rate of Rs. (x - 2) per book. What is his total sale in Rs.?

- 3x + 3a
- 3ax + 8
- 9ax
- x
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3
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A merchant earns a profit of 20% by selling a basket containing 80 apples

A merchant earns a profit of 20% by selling a basket containing 80 apples which cost Rs 240 but he gives one-fourth of it to his friend at cost price and sells the remaining apples. In order to earn the same profit, at what price must he sell each apple?

- Rs. 4.00
- Rs. 3.60
- Rs. 3.00
- Rs. 3.80

4
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A person sold an article for Rs.136 and got 15% loss

A person sold an article for Rs.136 and got 15% loss. Had he sold it for Rs.x, he would have got a profit of 15%. Which one of the following is correct?

- 170 < x < 180
- 160 < x < 170
- 180 < x < 190
- 190 < x < 200

5
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A cloth store is offering Buy 3, Get 1 free

A cloth store is offering Buy 3, Get 1 free. What is the net percentage discount being offered by the store?

- 20%
- 25%
- 30%
- 33.33%

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A person selling an article for Rs. 96 finds that his loss percent

A person selling an article for Rs. 96 finds that his loss percent is one-fourth of the amount of rupees that he paid for the article. What can be the cost price?

- Rs. 160 only
- Rs. 240 only
- Rs. 160 or Rs. 240
- Neither Rs. 160 nor Rs. 240

7
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A person sold an article for Rs. 3600 and got a profit of 20%

A person sold an article for Rs. 3600 and got a profit of 20%. Had he sold the article for Rs. 3150, how much profit would he have got?

- 10%
- 6%
- 5%
- 4%

8
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A man sold two watches, each for Rs. 495. If he gained 10%

A man sold two watches, each for Rs. 495. If he gained 10% on one watch and suffered a loss of 10% on the other, then what is the loss or gain percentage in the transaction?

- No gain, no loss
- 1% gain
- (100/99)% loss
- 1% loss

9
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A man buys a television set which lists for Rs 5000 at 10% discount

A man buys a television set which lists for Rs 5000 at 10% discount. He gets an additional 2% discount (after the first discount) for paying cash. What does he actually pay for the set?

- Rs. 4000
- Rs. 4400
- Rs. 4410
- Rs. 4500

10
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On a 20% discount sale, an article costs Rs. 596

On a 20% discount sale, an article costs Rs. 596. What was the original price of the article?

- Rs. 720
- Rs. 775
- Rs. 745
- Rs. 735

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A fruit-seller buys lemons at 2 for a rupee and sells them at 5

A fruit-seller buys lemons at 2 for a rupee and sells them at 5 three rupees. What is his gain percent?

- 10%
- 15%
- 20%
- 25%

12
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Rajendra bought a mobile with 25% discount on the selling price

Rajendra bought a mobile with 25% discount on the selling price. If the mobile cost him Rs. 4,875, what is the original selling price of the mobile?

- Rs. 6,300
- Rs. 6,400
- Rs. 6,500
- Rs. 6,600

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The costs of two articles are in the ratio 3:5

The costs of two articles are in the ratio 3:5. If there is 30% loss on the first article and 20% gain on the second article, what is the overall percentage of loss or gain?

- 2% loss
- 2.25% gain
- 5.25% loss
- 1.25% gain

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