# Recent questions tagged profit-loss 1
By selling $45$ limes for Rs. $40,$ a woman loses $20\%.$ How many should she sell for Rs. $24$ to gain $20\%$ in the transaction? $16$ $18$ $20$ $22$
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The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. $1,920$ is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. $1,280$. At what price should the article be sold to make $25\%$ profit? Rs $2,000$ Rs $2,200$ Rs $2,400$ Data inadequate
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If I sell a computer at $80\%$ of its marked price, I make a loss of $12\%$. What $\%$ profit will I make if the computer is sold at $95\%$ of its marked price ? $5\%$ profit $1\%$ loss $5.5\%$ profit $4.5\%$ profit
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Which of the following statements is wrong ? Depreciation expense is the lowest for food industry Power and fuel expenses are $5$th largest item in the expenditure of diverifies industries. Electricity industry earns more of other income as a percentage of total income compared to other industries. Raw material cost is the largest item of expense in all industry sectors
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If the ranking is based on Profit Before Tax in the descending order, subject to the condition that ‘other expense’ of all the industry sectors equals zero, then which of following statements is wrong? Rank of chemical industry does not change Rank of electricity industry declines Diversified industry rank changes from $3$rd to $4$th Rank of food industry changes from $5$th to $6$th
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What is the total profit earned by company $G$ for items I and II together? $^{.} 78$ lakh $^{.}1.62$ crore $^{.}7.8$ crore $^{.}16.2$ lakh
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The cost of production of both items together by company $E$ is equal to the total cost of production of both items together by which of the two companies? $C$ and $D$ $B$ and $G$ $A$ and $D$ $C$ and $F$
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What is the total of the cost of production of item I by company $A$ and the cost of production of item II by company $B$ ?. $^{.}2.6$ crore $^{.}26$ lakh $^{.}3.35$ crore $^{.}33.65$ lakh
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If profit is defined as the difference between the selling price and the average cost, and each bottle is solid for Rs $510$, what is the approximate percent profit earned by the firm? $5$% $10$% $15$% $17.5$%
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Instead of a metre scale, a cloth merchant uses a $120$ cm scale while buying, but uses an 80 cm scale while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of $20$ percent on cash payment, what is his overall percent profit? $20$% $25$% $40$% $15$%
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A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs $150$ for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. $30,000$, which is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs. $250$. If he fails to do so, he ... in the season. then in the season he has made a profit of Rs. $90,000$ Rs. $75,000$ Rs. $45,000$ Rs. $60,000$
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The cost of a diamond varies directly as the square of its weight. Once, this diamond broke into four pieces with weights in the ratio $1 : 2 : 3 : 4$. When the pieces were sold, the merchant got Rs. $70,000$ less. Find the original price of the diamond. Rs. $1.4$ lakh Rs. $2.0$ lakh Rs. $1.0$ lakh Rs. $2.1$ lakh
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A salesman enters the quantity sold and the price into the computer. Both the numbers are two-digit numbers. Once, by mistake, both the numbers were entered with their digits interchanged. The total sales value remained the same, i.e. Rs. $1148$, but the inventory reduced by $54$. What is the actual quantity sold? 28 14 82 41
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A salesman enters the quantity sold and the price into the computer. Both the numbers are two-digit numbers. Once, by mistake, both the numbers were entered with their digits interchanged. The total sales value remained the same, i.e. Rs. $1148$, but the inventory reduced by $54$. What is the actual price per piece? $82$ $28$ $56$ $14$
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The price of a Maruti car rises by $30$% while the sales of the car came down by $20$%. What is the percent change in the total revenue? $–4$ $–2$ $+4$ $0$
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I sold two watches for Rs. $300$ each, one at a loss of $10$% and the other at a profit of $10$%. What is the percent loss $(–)$ or the percent profit $(+)$ that resulted from the transaction? $(+) 10$ $(–) 1$ $(+) 1$ $0$
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After a discount of $11.11$%, a trader still makes a gain of $14.28$%. At how many percent above the cost price does he mark his goods? $28.56$% $35$% $22.22$% None of these