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A Wooden Almirah is Sold at a Certain Price. by Selling It at 2/3 of that Price One Loses 10%. Find the Profit Percent at the Original Price - Mathematics

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A wooden almirah is sold at a certain price. By selling it at 2/3 of that price one loses 10%. Find the profit percent at the original price

Options

  • 15%

  • 25%

  • 35%

  • 45%

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Solution

35%

Explanation:

Let SP1 = 300

SP2 = 200 .........`[∴2/3 "of"  "SP"_1]`

Let CP = ₹ x

Loss % = 10`=90/100`of CP = 200

x =`2000/9`

Profit %`=(300-"x")/"x"xx100`

`=(300-2000/9)/(2000/9)xx100=35%`

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
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