## Best Tips & Tricks – Profit/Loss & Discounts

**1) A shopkeeper bought the books from a wholesaler for Rs.6250. Find at what price should he sell it in order to lose 10%?**

**2) By selling a T.V for Rs 1950, a shopkeeper got a profit of 30%. At what price he should sell it in order to get a profit of 40%**

a) 2500 b) 2100 c) 2000 d) 3500 e) None of these

**3) A man build a table and sold it at a profit 7.5% and thereby gains Rs.375. Find the total amount which costs him to build the table?**

a) 5000 b) 6000 c) 6500 d) 5500 e) None of these.

**4) By selling an article for Rs.195 a dealer makes a profit of 30%. By how much should he increase his selling price so as to make a profit of 40%?**

a) 20 b) 15 c) 25 d) 30 e) None of these

**5) I sold a book at a profit of 27%. If I sold it for Rs.36 more; 33% would have been gained. Find the cost price of the book?**

a) 700 b) 650 c) 600 d) 800 e) None of these

**6) A man sold a radio at a loss of 2.5%. If he sold it for Rs.100 more; he gains 7.5%. Find at what price should he sell it in order to gain 12.5%?**

a) 2250 b) 1120 c) 1125 d) 2150 e) None of these

**7) Kamal bought an table at a discount of 20%. Later he calculated that if he bought it at 25% discount; he would be able to get Rs.500 more discount. Find at what price did he bought the table?**

a) 7000 b) 8000 c) 90000 d) 9500 e) None of these

**8) Abdul buys an old scooter for Rs.4700 and spends Rs.800 for its repair. If he sells the scooter for Rs.5800, find his gain percentage.**

a) 60/11% b) 50/11 % c) 65/11% d) 7/11% e) None of these

**9) Varun sold 250 cycles and had a gain equal to the selling price of 50 cycle. What is the profit percentage?**

a) 25% b) 10% c) 20% d) 30% e) None of these

**10) The CP of 24 apples is the same as the SP of 18 apples. Find the percentage gain?**

a) 25% b) 12.5% c) 14(2/7)% d) 16(2/3)% e) None of these