Question 1: Find the gain or loss % when:

C.P. = Rs. 750, S.P. = Rs.875

C.P. = Rs. 126, S.P. = Rs. 94.50

C.P. = Rs. 80.40, S.P. = Rs. 68.34

C.P. = Rs. 58.75, S.P. = Rs. 51.70

Question 2: Ranjit purchased a big box for Rs. 5248 and paid Rs. 127 for its transportation. He sold it for Rs. 6020, Find in gain and loss percentage.

Answer:

Total C.P.

S.P.

Question 3: Ahmed purchased an old scooter for Rs. 14625 and spent Rs. 3225 on its repair. Then he sold it for Rs.16422. find his gain or loss%.

Answer:

C.P.

S.P.

Question 4: A man buys two cricket bats, one for Rs.1360 and the other for Rs. 1040. He sells the first bat at a gain of 15% and the second bat at a loss of 15%. Find his gain or loss on entire transaction.

Answer:

C.P. of first bat

C.P. of 2nd bat

Total C.P.

Total S.P.

Hence

Question 5: Mark brought 20 dozen note books for Rs. 156 per dozen. He sold 8 dozen of them at 10% gain and the remaining 12 dozen at 20% gain. What is his % in whole transaction?

Answer:

Question 6: John brought 25kg of rice at Rs. 48/kg and 35kg of rice at Rs. 60/kg. He sold the mixture at Rs. 66/kg. Find his gain or loss %

Answer:

Question 7: If the selling price of an article is of its cost price, find the loss percent.

Answer:

Let the C.P. be

Then S.P.

Question 8: If the selling price of an article is of its cost price find the gain %.

Answer:

Let the C.P. be

Question 9: A man sold a table for Rs. 2250 and gained of its cost price. Find

i) The cost of the table

ii) The gain % earned by the man

Answer:

S.P. of table = 2250 Rs.

Let the C.P. be

Therefore

Question 10: By selling a pen for Rs. 195, man losses of what it costs him. Find i.) The cost price of the pen ii.) Loss%

Answer:

Let. the C.P. be

Hence

Question 11: A cycle was sold at a gain of 10% it had been sold for Rs. 99 more; the gain would have been 12%. Find the cost of the cycle.

Answer:

Let the C.P. of cycle

S.P. if sold for 10% gain

For 12% gain S.P.

Hence

Question 12: A bucket was sold at a loss of 8%. Had it beer sold for Rs. 56 more, there would have been a gain of 8%. What is the cost price of the bucket?

Answer:

Let C.P. of the bucket

Hence

Question 13: The selling price of 18 books is equal to the cost price of 21 books. Find the gain or loss %.

Answer:

Let the C.P. of 1 book

C.P. of 21 books

S.P. of 18 books

Therefore S.P. of 1 book

Question 14: The cost price of 12 fans is equal to the selling price of 16 fans. Find the loss or gain %.

Answer:

Let the C.P. of one Fan

Therefore S.P. of 16 fans

S.P. of 1 fan

Therefore

Question 15: On selling 250 cassettes, a man had a gain equal to the selling price of 25 cassettes. Find the gain %.

Answer:

Let C.P.

Let S.P.

Total C.P.

Total S.P.

Gain

Therefore

Or

Question 16: On selling 36 apples, a vendor losses the selling price of 4 oranges. Find the loss percent.

Answer:

Let C.P.

Let S.P.

Total C.P.

Total S.P.

Loss:

Question 17: Toffees are brought at 2 for a rupee and sold at 5 for Rs. 3. Find the gain or loss percent.

Answer:

C.P. of one toffee =

S.P. of one toffee =

Question 18: Coffee costing Rs.450/kg was mixed with Chicory costing Rs. 225/kg in the ration of 5:2 for a certain blend. If the mixture was sold at Rs.405/kg, find the gain or loss %.

Answer: