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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Shivamcoder3013,

bobbym : The solution #4374 is correct. Neat job!

Shivamcoder3013 : Which is the last answer referred?

#4376. List price of an article at a showroom is $2000 and it is being sold at successive discounts of 20% and 10%. Find the net selling price.

#4377. Find the selling price of an article if a shopkeeper allows two successive discounts of 5% each on the marked price of $80.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

On problem #4375 how do you get the

(80/100)x = 24? There is no 80% stated in the problem.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

I missed a part of the problem #4375. Regretted!

The solutions #437 and #4377 are correct. Neat work!

#4378. After successive discounts of 12% and 5%, an article was sold for $209. What was the original price of the article?

#4379. Applied to a bill for $100,000, what is the difference between a discount of 40% and two successive discounts of 36% and 4%?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4378 and #4379 are correct. Brilliant!

#4380. The marked price of a wristwatch was $720. A man bought the same for $550.80 after getting two successive discounts, the first being 10%. What was the second discount rate?

#4381. A trader marked the price of his commodity so as to include a profit of 25%. He allowed discount of 16% on the marked price. What is his actual profit percent?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4380 and #4381 are correct. Good work!

#4382. The price of an article is raised by 30% and then two successive discounts of 10% each are allowed. What percent is the price of the article ultimately?

#4383. A retailer buys 30 articles from a wholesaler at the price of 27. If he sells them at their marked price, what is the gain percent in the transaction?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #4382 is correct. Good work!

#4384. The cost price of an article is 64% of the marked price. Calculate the gain percent after allowing a discount of 12%.

#4385. At what percent above the cost price must a shopkeeper mark his goods so that he gains 20% even after giving a discount of 10% on the marked price?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4384 and #4385 are correct. Excellent!

#4386. A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printing price. What is the ratio of the cost price to the printed price of the book?

#4387. By selling an article at 2/5 of the marked price, there is a loss of 25%. What is the ratio of the marked price and the cost price of the article?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #4387 is correct. Good work!

#4388. A trader marked the selling price of an article at 10% above the cost price. At the time of selling, he allows certain discount and suffers a loss of 1% What is the percentage discount he allowed?

#4389. A shopkeeper fixes the marked price of an item 35% above its cost price. What is the percentage of discount allowed to gain 8%?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4388 and #4389 are correct. Neat work!

#4390. Kevin bought a suitcase with 15% discount on the labelled price. He sold the suitcase for $2880 with 20% profit on the labelled price. At what price did he buy the suitcase?

#4391. A shopkeeper sells a badminton racket, whose marked price is $30, at a discount of 15% and gives a ball costing $1.50 free with each racket. Even then he makes a profit of 20%. What is the cost price per racket?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4390 and #4391 are correct. Neat work!

#4392. A shopkeeper sold a television set for $17,940 with a discount of 8% and earned a profit of 19.6%. What would have been the percentage of profit earned if no discount was offered?

#4393. A shopkeeper sells 25 articles at $45 per article after giving 10% discount and earns 50% profit. If the discount is not given, what is the profit percent earned?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4392 and #4393 are correct. Neat work!

#4394. What is the value of (log[sub]3[/sub]4)(log[sub]4[/sub]5)(log[sub]5[/sub]6)(log[sub]6[/sub]7)(log[sub]7[/sub]8)(log[sub]8[/sub]9)?

#4395. Find the value of

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4394 and #4395 are correct. Outstanding!

#4396. Find the value of

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi ganesh

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

The solution #4396 is correct. Neat work!

#4397. If a = b[sup]x[/sup], b = c[sup]y[/sup], and c = a[sup]z[/sup], then what is the value of xyz?

#4398. If log 3 = 0.477, and (1000)[sup]x[/sup], then what is the value of x?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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