# a dealer paid a car manufacturer rs. 1,35,000 for a car. what should be the selling price of the car, if after allowing a buyer 10 % discount on the selling price, he made a profit of 8 % on his outlay?

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**Q.1.**A dealer paid a car manufacturer Rs. 1,35,000 for a car. What should be the selling price of the car, if after allowing a buyer 10 % discount on the selling price, he made a profit of 8 % on his outlay?

A. Rs. 150,000 B. Rs. 1,60,000 C. Rs. 1,62,000 D. Rs. 1,52,500 E. Rs. 1,40,000

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**Q.2.**A merchant supplied a dealer with goods at a profit of 10 %. The dealer however became bankrupt and could pay only 72 p. in the rupee. How much percent did the merchant lose?

A. 20.8 % B. 15.6 % C. 25.4 % D. 16.50 % E. 17%

**Q.3.**A man purchases two pens for Rs. 740. He sells one at 12 % profit and the other at a 8 % loss. Then he neither gains nor loses. Find the cost price of each pen (in Rs.).

A. 324, 416 B. 296, 444 C. 288, 452 D. 365, 375 E. 272, 468

**Q.4.**A man sells a TV set for Rs. 4,800 and makes a profit of 20 %. He sells another TV at a loss of 16 %. If on the whole, he neither gains nor loses, find the selling price of the second TV set.

A. Rs. 3,800 B. Rs. 4,400 C. Rs. 4,200 D. Rs. 4,600 E. Rs. 3,500

**Q.5.**Parveen bought 80 kg of rice for Rs. 760 and sold it at a loss of as much money as he received for 15 kg rice. At which price did he sell the rice?

A. Rs. 9 / kg B. Rs. 8 / kg C. Rs. 8.5 / kg D. Rs. 10 / kg E. Rs. 10.6 / kg

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A. 66.67 % B. 145 % C. 150 % D. 160 % E. 180%

**Q.7.**The profit earned when an article is sold for Rs. 1050 is 14 times the loss incurred when it is sold for Rs. 375. At what price should the article be sold if it is desired to make a profit of 20 %?

A. Rs. 410 B. Rs. 420 C. Rs. 504 D. Rs. 475 E. Rs. 495

**Q8.**A man sells an article at a profit of 8 per cent. If the cost price were 10 per cent less and the selling price Rs. 18 less, his profit would have been 15 per cent. Find the cost price of the article.

A. Rs. 430 B. Rs. 450 C. Rs. 220 D. Rs. 380 E. Rs. 400

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## [Solved] A car dealer purchased an old car Rs. 1,08,500 and spent som

CP of the car = 1,08,500 Let the amount spent on car maintenance be Rs. x, then SP of the car = 1,56,250 Price of the car after maintenance = 1,56250 ×

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## A car dealer purchased an old car Rs. 1,08,500 and spent some amount on its maintenance. He sold it for Rs. 1,56, 250, thereby earning a profit of 25%. How money did he spend on the maintenance of the car?

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Rs. 47,750 Rs. 20,650 Rs. 16,500 Rs. 8,687,7.5

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Option 3 : Rs. 16,500

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CP of the car = 1,08,500

Let the amount spent on car maintenance be Rs. x, then

SP of the car = 1,56,250

Price of the car after maintenance = 1,56250 × 100/125

Price of the car after maintenance = 1,25,000

x = 1,25,000 - 1,08,500

⇒ x = 16,500

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## A man bought a car Rs 60,000 and spent 10 % if the cost of the car for the purchase of the new tyre. At what price should sell the car make a gain of 15 % ?

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## A man bought a car Rs 60,000 and spent 10% if the cost of the car for the purchase of the new tyre. At what price should sell the car make a gain of 15%?

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Let x be the selling price of car.

Cost price of car =60000+

100 10

×60000=60000+6000=66000

According to the question-

x=66000+ 100 15

×66000=66000+9900=75900

The car must be sell for Rs.75900 to gain 15%.

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