Question 1: Find the gain or loss % when:

i) C.P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs. ii) C.P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

iii) C.P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs. iv) C.P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

Answer:

i) P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

ii) P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

iii) C.P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

iv) P. = Rs. , S.P. = Rs.

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

Answer:

Total C.P.

S.P.

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

Answer:

C.P.

S.P.

Question 4: A man buys two cricket bats, one for Rs. and the other for Rs. . He sells the first bat at a gain of and the second bat at a loss of . 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 dozen note books for Rs. per dozen. He sold dozen of them at gain and the remaining dozen at gain. What is his in whole transaction?

Answer:

Question 6: John brought kg of rice at Rs. and kg of rice at Rs. . He sold the mixture at Rs. . 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

Then S.P.

Question 9: A man sold a table for Rs. 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. , 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 it had been sold for Rs. more; the gain would have been . 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 . Had it beer sold for Rs. more, there would have been a gain of . What is the cost price of the bucket?

Answer:

Let C.P. of the bucket

Hence

Question 13: The selling price of books is equal to the cost price of 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 fans is equal to the selling price of 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 cassettes, a man had a gain equal to the selling price of cassettes. Find the gain .

Answer:

Let C.P.

Let S.P.

Total C.P.

Total S.P.

Gain

Therefore

Or

Question 16: On selling apples, a vendor losses the selling price of 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 for a rupee and sold at for Rs. . Find the gain or loss percent.

Answer:

C.P. of one toffee Rs.

S.P. of one toffee Rs.

Question 18: Coffee costing Rs. was mixed with Chicory costing Rs. in the ration of for a certain blend. If the mixture was sold at Rs. , find the gain or loss .

Answer:

C.P. of & kg of mixture

C.P. of 1 kg of mixture Rs.

S.P. of 1 kg of mixture