6.
Due to stiff competition and slump in demand a man sells an article at a loss of 5% for Rs 38. If he increases the selling price to Rs 44, what is his percentage of gain?
 A.9%
 C.10%
 B.18%
 D.13%
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Answer : [A]
Explanation :
Explanation :
Selling Price = Rs. 12,500; Loss = Rs. 2,500  
Hence, CP = Sp + loss = 15000  


7.
Mr. Nikil sells his new music system for Rs. 12,500 incurring a loss of Rs. 2,500, because he was going abroad. What is the loss percentage?
 A.16.66
 C.18.88
 B.14.16
 D.12.36
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Answer : [A]
Explanation :
Explanation :
Selling Price = Rs. 12,500; Loss = Rs. 2,500  
Hence, CP = Sp + loss = 15000  


8.
An offseason discount of x percent is being offered at the discount store. An additional 12.5 per cent discount is given if the value of purchase is more than Rs. 500. After the discount, a person pays Rs. 525 for a jeans whose list price is Rs 750. What is x?
 A.20
 C.24
 B.30
 D.22
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Answer : [A]
Explanation :
Explanation :


The net discount = 30 per cent. (List price = Rs. 750; selling Price = Rs. 525)  


9.
A cloth dealer professes to sell cotton at cost price, but uses a metre having a length of 80 cm only and charges for the metre. Find his gain per cent.
 A.25%
 C.40%
 B.30%
 D.None of these
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Answer : [A]
Explanation :
Explanation :
True measure = 100 cm.  
False measure = 80 cm. Also, x = 0.  










10.
A man bought a number of bananas at 5 for a rupee and an equal number at 8 for a rupee. At what price per dozen should he sell them together to make a profit of 25% (approximately)?
 A.2.45
 C.2.99
 B.2.56
 D.2.18
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Answer : [A]
Explanation :
Explanation :
The CP of first variety of bananas = 5 for Re 1 



The CP of second variety of bananas = 8 for Re 1  







