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## #8801 2020-11-23 00:06:10

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#7854. The cost price of an article is \$480. If it is to be sold at a profit of 6.25%, how much would be its selling price?

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## #8802 2020-11-25 18:07:58

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## #8803 2020-11-26 19:59:27

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Excellent!

#7855. Martin sold an item for \$4510 and incurred a loss of 45%. At what price should he have sold the item to have gained a profit 45%?

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## #8804 2020-11-29 03:07:32

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#7856. By selling 18 chocolates, a vendor loses the selling price of 2 chocolates. Find his loss percent.

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## #8805 2020-11-30 00:09:11

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#7857. By selling a table for \$350 instead of \$400, loss percent increases by 5%. Find the cost price of the table.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8806 2020-12-01 11:58:14

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## #8807 2020-12-01 15:17:29

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Well tried!

#7858. An article was sold for \$5220 at a loss of 42% of the cost price. What will be the selling price of the article for a profit of 42%?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8808 2020-12-02 00:09:20

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#7859. If the cost price of 15 articles is equal to the selling price of 12 articles, find gain percent.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8809 2020-12-05 00:03:37

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#7860. By selling an article at \$270, a man loses 10%. If he would sell it at \$360, what would is gain percent be?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8810 2020-12-07 01:10:12

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#7861. A shopkeeper claims to sell his articles at a discount of 5% but marks up his articles by increasing the cost of each by 10%. Find his gain percent.

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## #8811 2020-12-08 16:18:54

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#7862. By selling 15 mangoes, a fruit vendor recovers the cost price of 20 mangoes. What is the profit percentage of the fruit vendor?

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## #8812 2020-12-10 00:10:21

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#7863. A profit of 25% is made by selling an article for \$30. If the article was sold \$33.60, at what profit percent it would be?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8813 2020-12-12 00:05:25

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#7864. A fan was sold at 2% loss. If the same was sold for \$70 more, there would have been 5% profit. What was the cost price?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8814 2020-12-14 00:03:14

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#7865. When the price of television was increased by 30%, the number of television sets sold decreased by 20%. What was the effect on the sales?

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## #8815 2020-12-16 00:06:18

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#7866. If chocolates bought at 10 for \$8 and sold at 4 for \$5, find the percentage loss or gain.

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## #8816 2020-12-18 00:08:48

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#7867. A man sells an article at a loss of 10%. If he had sold for \$40 more, he would have gained 10%. Find the cost price of the article.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8817 2020-12-20 00:06:45

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#7868. 400 tomatoes were bought at \$125 per hundred and sold at a profit of \$100. Find the selling price of a dozen tomatoes.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8818 2020-12-22 00:05:08

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#7869. If Mike's profit on selling a pen is 20% of the selling price, what is his real profit percent?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8819 2020-12-24 00:06:03

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#7870. If the total profit is 26% of the selling price, then what percent of selling price is equal to 34% of the purchasing price?

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## #8820 2020-12-26 00:44:34

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#7871. An article is sold at 10% loss. Had it been sold for \$30 more, the loss would have been 5% only. What is the cost price of the article of the article?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8821 2020-12-28 00:02:39

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#7872. X sells a television to Y at a gain of 10% who again sells it to Z at a loss of 10%. If Z pays \$9,900 to Y, then find the cost price of the television for X.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8822 2020-12-30 00:03:44

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#7873. A lamp is marked with a sale price of \$23.80 which is 15% off of the regular price. What is the regular price?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #8823 2021-01-01 00:13:23

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#7874. If 3 mangoes are sold for the cost price of 4, find the profit percent.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8824 2021-01-03 00:02:12

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#7875.'A' sells \$220 by getting a discount of

, then find the amount paid by him.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #8825 2021-01-05 00:10:53

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#7876. Find the amount paid by a borrower after 3 years, if he has taken a loan of \$5000 at 10% per annum simple interest.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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