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### Mathematical Skills | Profit and Loss

 Q. No. 13: A shopkeeper sells an article at 25/2 % loss. If he sells it for Rs 92.50 more, then he gains 6%. What is the cost price of the article? A : Rs 510 B : Rs 500 C : Rs 575 D : Rs 600 Solution
 Q. No. 14: The cost price of two motor cycles is the same. One is sold at a profit of 15% and other for Rs 4800 more than the first. If the net profit is 20%, find the cost price of each motor cycle. A : Rs 48,000 B : Rs 52,000 C : Rs 36,000 D : Rs 42,500 Solution
 Q. No. 15: A dealer buys dry fruit at a rate of Rs 100, Rs 80 and Rs 60 per kg. He bought them in the ratio 12:15:20 by weight. He in total gets 20% profit by selling the first two and at last he finds he has no gain no loss is selling the whole quantity which had. What was the percentage loss he suffered for the third quantity? A : 20% B : 30% C : 40% D : 50% Solution
 Q. No. 16: By mixing two qualities of rice in the ratio 2:3 and selling the mixture at a rate of 22 per kg, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 10%. I the cost of smaller quantity be Rs 14 per kg, the cost per kg of the larger quantity be A : Rs 23 B : Rs 24 C : Rs 25 D : Rs 24.50 Solution
 Q. No. 17: By selling 45 oranges for Rs 40, a man loses 20%. How many should he sell for Rs 24 to gain 20% in the transaction? A : 16 B : 20 C : 18 D : 22 Solution
 Q. No. 18: A bought an article and spent Rs 110 on its repair. He then sold it to B at 20% profit, B sold it to C at a loss of 10% and C sold it for Rs 1188 at a profit of 10%. What is the amount for which A bought the article? A : Rs 850 B : Rs 950 C : Rs 930 D : Rs 890 Solution
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