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The Cost Price of an Article is Rs. 2,400 and It is Marked at 25% Above the Cost Price. Find the Profit and the Profit Percent, If the Article is Sold at a 15% Discount. - Mathematics

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The cost price of an article is Rs. 2,400 and it is marked at 25% above the cost price. Find the profit and the profit percent, if the article is sold at a 15% discount.

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Solution

C.P. = ₹2,400

∴ Marked price `=(2400(100+25))/100`

= 24 × 125

= ₹3000

Discount = 15%

∴ S.P.`=(3000xx(100-15))/100`

= 30 × 85

= ₹2550

∴ Profit = ₹2250 − ₹2400 = ₹150

Profit%`=150/2400xx100=50/8=25/4`

`=6 1/4%`

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 8 Profit, Loss and Discount
Exercise 8 (D) | Q 12 | Page 98
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