Aptitude:: Profit and Loss

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100 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss is:

A. % gain B. 15% gain
C. % loss D. 15 % loss

A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

A. No profit, no loss B. 5%
C. 8% D. 10%
E. None of these    

When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

A. Rs. 21,000 B. Rs. 22,500
C. Rs. 25,300 D. Rs. 25,800

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

A. Rs. 45 B. Rs. 50
C. Rs. 55 D. Rs. 60

A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

A. Rs. 1090 B. Rs. 1160
C. Rs. 1190 D. Rs. 1202

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