Find Out His Gain %?

By selling 100 pencils a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 20 pencils. His gain percent is

  1. 25%
  2. 20%
  3. 15%
  4. 12%
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 13th September 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (1) 25%

The total number of pencils selling by s shopkeeper = 100
Gain  = price of 20 pencils

Then, the profit = 20 x 100/(100 – 20)
= 20 x 100/80
= 100/4
= 25%

Then, the gain percent is 15%.

Hence, the answer is (1) 25%.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 21st September 2015.
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