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Word Problem 21 (Profit percentage calculation)

Problem 21: A shopkeeper purchased 30 kg of sugar for Rs 105. For earning a profit of 10% he should sell the sugar at the rate of ;

a. Rs 3.75 kg               b. Rs 3.85 kg                        c. Rs 3.90 kg                    c. Rs 3.80 kg

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Solution:

Sugar =30 kg

Cost Price = Rs 105

Profit = 10%

Selling Price =?

Selling Price (Profit 10%) =\frac{110}{100}\times 105

\Rightarrow Selling Price (Profit 10%) = Rs115.5

Price per Kg = \frac{115.5}{30}=Rs 3.85 per kg

 
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