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Discussion

  1. A man bought 18 oranges for a rupee and sold them at 12 oranges for a rupee. what is the profit percentage ?
    1. 33.33 %
    2. 50 %
    3. 66.66 %
    4. None of these
  1. Correct Option: B

    From question CP/SP = 12/18 = 2/3
    ∴ Profit (%) = ( 3 - 2 ) / 2 x 100 = 50%

    2nd Solution:
    CP = 100/18 = 5.55 paisa
    SP = 100/12 = 8.33 paisa
    ∴ Profit = (8.33-5.55)/5.55 x 100 = 50 %


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