# aakash sold two cows for rs.76000 each hence made 35% profit on one cow and 35% loss on another cow. find his overall profit/loss percent.

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## [Solved] Ram sold two cows at Rs. 3,000 each with neither gaining nor

Given: S.P of each cow = 3000 Total C.P = total S.P Percent profit on one cow = 20% Formula used: CP = [100/(100 ± a]) × S.P, where ±a

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## Ram sold two cows at Rs. 3,000 each with neither gaining nor losing in total. If he sold one cow at a gain of 20%, then another cow is sold at a loss of

12.5% 30% 28.56% 14.28%

## Answer (Detailed Solution Below)

Option 4 : 14.28%

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**Given:**

S.P of each cow = 3000

Total C.P = total S.P

Percent profit on one cow = 20%

**Formula used:**

CP = [100/(100 ± a]) × S.P, where ±a = percent profit / loss

Percent profit/loss = [(profit/loss)/C.P] × 100

**Concept used:**

Profit and loss is always calculated on C.P

**Calculation:**

Total C.P of two cows = 6000 = Total S.P of two cows

Profit percent on one cow = 20%

C.P of 1st cow = 3000 × 100/(100 + 20) = 3000 × 100/120 = 2500

Total C.P of cows = 6000

C.P of another cow = 6000 – 2500 = 3500

C.P of another cow = 3500 and S.P = 3000

Loss = 3500 – 3000 = 500

Percent loss = [500/3500] × 100 = 100/7 = 14.28%

**∴ Required percentage is 14.28%.**

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## Two cows were sold for Rs. 12,000 each, one at a gain of 20

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## Two cows were sold for Rs.12,000 each, one at a gain of 20% and the other at a loss of 20%. Find the loss or gain in the entire transaction.

We first find out the cost price of each cow and then add them to find the total amount spent. We know the total money received. Comparing them, we will know whether there is a loss or gain in the whole transaction.Medium Open in App Solution Verified by Toppr First Cow: S.P.=Rs.12,000.

Gain=20%. Therefore,

Cost price = (100+gain) 100 ×S.P. = (100+20) 100 ×12000 = 120 100 ×12000

=10000. Second Cow:

S.P.=Rs.12,000.

Loss=20%. Therefore,

Cost price = (100−loss) 100 ×S.P. = (100−20) 100 ×12000 = 80 100 ×12000 =15000.

Therefore, the total cost price is 10000+15000=25000

And total selling price is 12000×2=24000

Thus, cost price greater than selling price.

Hence, there is a loss of Rs. 1000.

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## A man sold each of two cows at Rs 1955. As a result, he made a profit of 15% on one cow and a loss of 15% on the other. What was his total profit or loss?

Answer (1 of 3): Cost Price of first cow sold for Rs 1955 and making a profit of 15% =(1955×100)/115= Rs 1700 Cost Price of second cow sold for Rs 1955, incurring a loss of 15% = (1955× 100)/85 = Rs 2300. Total cost Price of the two cows = Rs 1700 + Rs 2300 = Rs 4,000/ Total sale price of the ...

A man sold each of two cows at Rs 1955. As a result, he made a profit of 15% on one cow and a loss of 15% on the other. What was his total profit or loss?

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Cost Price of first cow sold for Rs 1955 and making a profit of 15% =(1955×100)/115= Rs 1700

Cost Price of second cow sold for Rs 1955, incurring a loss of 15% = (1955× 100)/85 = Rs 2300.

Total cost Price of the two cows = Rs 1700 + Rs 2300 = Rs 4,000/

Total sale price of the two cows = Rs 1955 × 2 = Rs 3910

Loss on the deal = Cost Price -Sale Price = Rs 4000 - Rs 3910 = Rs 90.

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OK here a man sells two cows at 1955 each.

He makes a profit of 15% on one and loses 15% on the other.

Let's get to his actuals:

Actual cost of cow that gave him 15% profit (PC - Profit Cow)

1955 = PC * (115/100)

PC = 1955*100/115 = 1700

Actual cost of cow that gave him 15% loss (LC - Loss Cow)

1955 = LC * (85/100)

LC = 1955*100/85 = 2300

Actual cost = 1700+2300 = 4000

Selling price = 1955*2 = 3910

Difference = Selling price - Actual cost = 3910–4000 = - 90

His loss is 90.

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Aakash sold two cows for Rs.76000 each hence made 35% profit on one cow and 35% loss on another cow. Find his overall profit/loss percent.

A.

25%

B.

20%

C.

12.25%

D.

16.66%