Percentage - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 763

Q.  A man bought 6 pencils for Rs 5 and sold them at 5 pencils for Rs. 6. Calculate his gain percentage
- Published on 06 Jul 15

a. 30%
b. 33%
c. 33.33%
d. 44%

ANSWER: 44%
 

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  • SHAH FAISAL   -Posted on 09 Dec 15
    as man buys 6 pencils for 5 rupees.
    so,
    cost=5
    and sells 5 for 6 rupees.
    then
    selling price of 6 pencil=6/5*6=7.2
    therefore
    profit=s.p-c.p
    p=7.2-5=2.2
    hence
    profit %=2.2/5*100=44%

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