11:

One merchant correctly calculates his percentage profit on the cost price; another wrongly calculates it on the selling price. The difference in actual profits if both claim to make 17 .5 % profit on goods sold at Rs.3760 is

A. | Rs.98 |

B. | Rs.56 |

C. | Rs.65 |

D. | Cannot be determined |

CP of the merchant who calculates his % profit on CP = (3760/1.175) =Rs.3200 |

12:

A trader allows a discount of 5 percent to his customers. What price should he mark on a article the cost price of which is Rs. 800 so as to make clear profit of 25 percent on his outlay?

A. | Rs.1000 |

B. | Rs.1053 |

C. | Rs.1200 |

D. | Rs.11233 |

Selling price = 800 x 1.25 =Rs. 1000 ∴ Marked price = (1000/0.95) =1053 Rs. |

13:

A sports goods shop owner has 6 packets of balls each containing the same number of balls. If he sells each ball at Rs. 8 he gains Rs.96. If there were 1 ball less in each packet and he sells each ball at Rs.9 then he gains Rs.90 in the transaction. The cost price of each packet of balls is

A. | Rs.36 |

B. | Rs.48 |

C. | Rs.64 |

D. | Rs.52 |

Let there be n number of balls in each packet. |

14:

A man travels from A to B to buy goods which he can get 10% cheaper in B than in A. If expenses of the journey are 15 and he makes a clear saving of 10, how much does he pay for the goods?

A. | Rs.225 |

B. | Rs.200 |

C. | Rs.150 |

D. | Cannot be determined |

Let CP in A be Rs. x |

15:

Three friends started a business of renting out air conditioners by investing Rs.20000, Rs. 24000 and Rs.216000, respectively. C gets 20% of total profit for repair and maintenance of the air conditioner. If in a particular year, C gets Rs. 487.50 less than total earnings of the other two, then total profit for the year is

A. | Rs.2812.50 |

B. | Rs.3625.50 |

C. | Rs.4515.00 |

D. | None of these |

80% of the total proit is divided in the ratio |

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