# A dishonest shopkeeper uses a weight of 800 gm for a kg and professes to sell his good at cost price. His profit is - Mathematics

MCQ

A dishonest shopkeeper uses a weight of 800 gm for a kg and professes to sell his good at cost price. His profit is

• 20%

• 21%

• 24%

• 25%

#### Solution

25%

Explanation:

Let CP of 1000 g item = ₹ 1000

CP of 800 g item = ₹ 800

SP of 800 g item = ₹ 1000

P%=(1000-800)/800xx100

200/800xx100=25%

Concept: Profit and Loss (Entrance Exam)
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