# What is the Gain Percentage of Cloth Merchant?If

A cloth merchant decides to sell his material at the cost price but measures 80 cm for a meter. His gain % is

- 20%
- 25%
- 22%
- 23%

**Answer: (a) 20%
Explanation:-**

1 mitre = 100 cm

His selling price of 1 mitre = 80 cm

Then, profit = 100 – 80 = 20 cm

Profit% = 20 x 100/100 = 20%

Hence, his gain = 20%