#### Question

MCQ

Francis has 18 eggs out of which 12 eggs were sold at 10% less than the cost price. At what mark up should he sell the remaining eggs to cover his losses?

#### Options

5%

10%

15%

20%

#### Solution

**20%**

**Explanation:**

Let CP of 18 eggs = ₹ 18

SP of 12 egg sold at 10% loss

`=90/100xx12=₹ 10.8`

SP of remaining 6 egg should be

= 18 − 10.8 = 7.2

To cover the loss

i.e. P%`=(7.2-6)/6xx100`

`=1.2/6xx100=20%`

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)

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