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    What Percentage Profit did He make on the Original Price? If

    Suresh bought an oven at 10% discount on its original price. He sold it at 30% increase on the price he bought it. What percentage profit did he make on the original price?

    1. 32%
    2. 117%
    3. 17%
    4. 20%
    Asked by Manish on 26th July 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (3) 17 %
    Explanation:-
    Let the original price be Rs.100
    Suresh bought an oven at 10% discount on its original price.
    Then, the C. P . for Suresh = 100 – 100 x 10/100 = 100 – 10 = 90
    He sold 30 % increase on the C. P .,
    Then, the S. P . of the oven = 90 + 90 x 30/100
    = 90 + 27
    = 117
    The profit = 117 – 100 = 17 %
    Hence, the answer is (3) 17%.

    Answered by Anurag Mishra on 26th July 2015..