Q. 113.8( 42 Votes )

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Answer :

Formula Used.

Loss/profit percent = × 100%

If selling price of 12 commodities = Rs. 1

If selling price of 1 commodities = Rs.

Let Cost price of 1 commodity be X

Loss = Cost price – Selling price

= X - =

Loss/profit percent = × 100%

4% = ×100

1 = ×25

12X = 300X – 25

288X = 25

X =

For 44 % profit

Selling price = Cost price + Profit

Selling price = X+×X

= = = =

Selling price of 1 commodity = Rs.

Selling price of 8 commodity = Rs. ×8 = Rs. 1

8 commodities should be sold in Rs. 1 for 44% profit

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