A cloth merchant buys cloth from a weaver and teaches him by using

A cloth merchant buys cloth from a weaver and teaches him by using a scale which is 10 cm longer than a normal metre scale. He claims to sell cloth at the cost price to his customers, but while selling uses a scale which is 10 cm shorter than a normal metre scale. What is his gain?
(a) 20%
(b) 21%
(c) 22 (2/9)%
(d) 23 (1/3)%

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 19th February 2016 in Maths.
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    Answer: (a) 20%

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th February 2016.
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