Q. 344.4( 65 Votes )

A grocer bought s

Answer :

CP of sugar = Rs.4500


SP of sugar to gain 12% on whole


SP



= Rs.5040


CP for 1/3 of sugar = 4500 × 1/3


= Rs.1500


SP of 1/3 of sugar will be


SP =



= Rs.1650


Difference between both the Selling Prices


= 5040 – 1650


= Rs.3390


CP for remaining 2/3 sugar = 4500 – 1500


= Rs.3000


SP for 2/3 sugar = Rs.3390


Gain = SP - CP


= 3390 – 3000


= Rs.390




= 13%


So, to gain 12% on whole remaining sugar should be sold at 13%.


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