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 The printed price of an article is ₹ 900 but the retailer gets a discount of 40%. He sells the article for ₹ 900. Retailer’s gain percent is :

 40%
 60%

66 2 % 3 
68 1 % 3

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Given that , Printed price = ₹ 900
On 40% discountC.P. for retailer = 900 − 900 × 40 = 900 − 360 100
C.P. for retailer = 540
∴ S.P. = 900
Profit = 900 – 540 = 360
Correct Option: C
Given that , Printed price = ₹ 900
On 40% discountC.P. for retailer = 900 − 900 × 40 = 900 − 360 100
C.P. for retailer = 540
∴ S.P. = 900
Profit = 900 – 540 = 360Gain % = 360 × 100 540 Gain % = 200 = 66 2 % 3 3
 A discount of 2^{1}/_{2}% is given to the customer on the marked price of an article. A man bought the article for ₹ 39. The marked price of the article is :

 ₹ 42
 ₹ 36.5
 ₹ 40
 ₹ 41.5

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Here , CP of article = ₹ 39
Suppose printed price = ₹ 100
Discount = 2^{1}/_{2}% = 2.5%
∴ S.P. = ₹ (100 – 2.5) = ₹ 97.5Correct Option: C
Here , CP of article = ₹ 39
Suppose printed price = ₹ 100
Discount = 2^{1}/_{2}% = 2.5%
∴ S.P. = ₹ (100 – 2.5) = ₹ 97.5∴ Marked Price = 100 × 39 = ₹ 40 97.5
 A dealer purchased an article for Rs. 900 and fixes the list price in such a way that he gains 20% after allowing 10% discount, then the list price is :

 Rs. 1180
 Rs.1080
 Rs. 1200
 Rs.1100

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Given in question , CP of article = Rs. 900 , discount = 10% , gain = 20%
Let the marked price of article be Rs. y.
According to the question,
90% of y = 120% of 1900⇒ y × 90 = 900 × 120 100 100
Correct Option: C
Given in question , CP of article = Rs. 900 , discount = 10% , gain = 20%
Let the marked price of article be Rs. y.
According to the question,
90% of y = 120% of 1900⇒ y × 90 = 900 × 120 100 100 ⇒ y = 900 × 120 = Rs. 1200 90

A man sold an article for Rs. 450, after allowing a discount of 16 2 % on 3
the printed price. What is that printed price ?

 Rs. 525
 Rs. 530
 Rs. 535
 Rs. 540

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Given that , SP of article = Rs. 450
Let the marked price of article be Rs. y.
According to the question,100  50 % of y = 450 3 ⇒ y × 300 − 50 % = 450 3 ⇒ y × 250 = 450 300
Correct Option: D
Given that , SP of article = Rs. 450
Let the marked price of article be Rs. y.
According to the question,100  50 % of y = 450 3 ⇒ y × 300 − 50 % = 450 3 ⇒ y × 250 = 450 300 ⇒ y × 5 = 450 6 ⇒ y = 450 × 6 = Rs. 540 5
 A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price to the printed price of the book is

 45 : 56
 50 : 61
 99 : 125
 None of these

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Here , profit = 12% and discount = 10%
Let the C.P. of article be Rs. p and its marked price be Rs. q.
According to the question,
90% of q = 112% of p
⇒ 90 × q = 112 × pCorrect Option: A
Here , profit = 12% and discount = 10%
Let the C.P. of article be Rs. p and its marked price be Rs. q.
According to the question,
90% of q = 112% of p
⇒ 90 × q = 112 × p⇒ p = 90 = 45 : 56 q 112
∴ Required ratio = 45 : 56