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Some Articles Were Bought at 6 Articles for ₹ 5 and Sold at 5 Articles for ₹ 6. Gain Percent is - Mathematics

MCQ

Some articles were bought at 6 articles for ₹ 5 and sold at 5 articles for ₹ 6. Gain percent is

Options

  • 30%

  • `33 1/3`%

  • 35%

  • 44%

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Solution

44%
Explanation :
Suppose, number of articles bought
=  LCM of 6 and 5 = 30

CP of 30 articles = ₹`(5/6xx30)` = ₹ 25

SP of 30 articles = ₹`(6/5xx30)` = ₹ 36

∴ Gain% = `(11/25xx100)`% = 44%

 

Concept: Profit and Loss (Entrance Exam)
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