# PROFIT AND LOSS

#### Mathi purchased a walkman from her friend. She then sold it for Rs.90.Hadit been sold for Rs.105. The gain would have been 1/4 of the former loss. What is the cost priceofthewalkman?

- 82
- 102
- 114
- 126

**b) 102**

#### A man sells 12 candies for Rs.12 & loses Rs.2.40. If he sells 12 candies for Rs.16, how much does he gain or lose?

- Gains Rs.4
- Loses Rs.6
- Gains Rs.6.40
- Loses Rs.1.60
- Gains Rs.1.60

**e) Gains Rs.1.60**

#### The book 40% is sold for Rs.480.What is the original price?

- 1000
- 1200
- 1400
- 1600

**Wrong Options , Correct Answer : 800**

#### Atul bought a machine for Rs.4,50,000 and sold it to Irfan at a profit. Irfan later sold the machine to Danish at a loss of 10% for Rs.4,95,000. The profit % earned by Atul is?

- 23%
- 21%
- 25%
- 22.22%

**d) 22.22%**

#### If at 15% of profit, the selling price of dozen pencils is Rs.13.80, then what is the cost price of a pencil?

- Rs 1.15
- Rs 1
- Rs 0.85
- Rs 1.10

**b) Rs 1**

#### My friend collects antique stamps. She purchased two, but found that she needed to raise money urgently. So she sold them for Rs. 8000 each. On one she made 20% and on the other she lost 20%. How much did she gain or lose in the entire transaction?

- She lost Rs 500.67
- She lost Rs 666.67
- ShegainRs666.67
- ShegainRs500.67

**b) She lost Rs 666.67**

#### A women sold 15 bed sheets for Rs.15,000. Hence gaining 5 bedsheet’s cost prices. The cost per sheet is

- rs.960
- rs.775
- rs.1000
- rs.800
- rs.750

**e.) rs.750**

#### CP of 8 articles is equal to SP of 10 articles. Find profit or loss.

- gain of rupees 2
- loss of rupees 2
- gain of rupees 4
- loss of rupees 4

**b) loss of rupees 2**

#### Riya sold the car for Rs.50,000 less than what she bought it for and lost 8%. At what price should she have sold the car, If she wanted to gain as much as she lost in the first transaction?

- 625000
- 650000
- 675000
- 637500
- 700000

**c) 675000**

#### When the price of a pair of shoes is decreased by 10%, the number of pairs sold increased by 20%. What is the net effect on sales?

- 8%decrease
- 10% increase
- 10% decrease
- 8% increase

**d) 8% increase**

#### The salesman has the liberty to sell a hair dryer in his store at a price between Rs.300 and Rs.700. The profit earned by selling the hair dryer for Rs.650 is twice the loss incurred when it is sold for Rs.350.What is the cost price of hair dryer?

- 550
- 450
- 350
- 150

**b) 450**

#### A milk-man has 300 litres of milk at a rate of Rs.19/lit. After adding 200 litres of water he sold 400 litres for Rs.20/lit and he added 10 litre of water to the remaining milk and sold it for Rs.15.What is his profit?

- 3950
- 3954
- 3952
- 3951

**a) 3950**

#### On a festival season, a shopkeeper increases his products at rate of 35% and gives two discounts 10% and 15% respectively. What profit or loss would the shopkeeper get at the end?

- 5.27 %loss
- 3 %gain
- 3.275% gain
- 8% loss
- 2 % loss

**c) 3.275% gain**

#### Shobhit bought 300 litres of milk at Rs.19 per litre. He added 200 liters of water to it and sold 400 litres of a milk at Rs.20 per litre. To the rest, he added 10 litres more water and then sold it for Rs. 15 per litre, if he used mineral water that costs Rs.10 per litre, then the total money earned by Shobhit is:

- Rs.4000
- Rs.4150
- c. Rs.1800
- d. Rs.1850

**d) Rs.1850**

#### In a scheme, a pack of three soaps with MRP Rs.45 is available for Rs.42. If it still gives a profit of 5% to the shopkeeper, then the cost price of the pack is:

- Rs.40
- Rs.37
- Rs.41
- Rs.35

**a) Rs.40**

#### In a annual sale , there was a flat discount of 40% on all items. Komal bought a pair of jeans for Rs.480.What is the labelled price of the pair of jeans?

- Rs.799
- Rs.699
- Rs.899
- Rs.720

**a) Rs.799**

#### A showroom offers 10% discount on a microwave,whose marked price is Rs 8000 and also profit of 20%.The cost price per microwave is. gives a blender worth Rs1200 as a complimentary gift with it. Even then the showroom earns a profit of 20%.The cost price per microwave is

- 7200
- 6000
- 5000
- 4000

**c) 5000**

#### A man bought 400m of cloth at Rs.40,000 and sold it at the rate of Rs 200 per one and a half meter. What was his percentage profit or loss

- 36% loss
- 25%profit
- 33% profit
- 27% loss

**c) 33% profit **

#### The printed price on a book is Rs400, a bookseller offers 10% discount on it.If he still earns a profit of 20%, then the cost price of the book is?

- 280
- 352
- 360
- 300

**d) 300**

#### A supplier supplies catridges to a newspaper publishing house. He earns a profit of 20% by selling it at Rs.540. Find the cost prize of the catridges?

- 500
- 480
- 450
- 400

**c) 450**