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# from a wholesaler, santosh bought 400 eggs for rs 1500 and spent rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. he sold the rest at rs 5 each. did he make a profit or a loss? how much?

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## From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

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From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

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Cost price of 400 eggs = Rs 1500

Money spent on transport = Rs 300

Total cost price = cost of 400 eggs + Transport charges

= 1500 + 300 = Rs 1800

Number of eggs broken = 50

∴ Number of remaining eggs = 400 − 50 = 350

Selling price of 1 egg = Rs 5

∴ Selling price of 350 eggs = 5 × 350 = Rs 1750

That is, total selling price = Rs 1750

Since total selling price is less than total cost price, so there is a loss.

Loss = Total cost price − Total selling price

= 1800 − 1750 = Rs 50

∴ Santosh suffered a loss of Rs 50 in this transaction.

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## From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

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## From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

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Santosh bought 400 eggs for 1500 rupees and spent 300 rupees on transport and 50 eggs fell down and broke

400 eggs =1500 1 egg =1500/400 1 egg=3.75 rupees

Total expenditure=1500+300(50

x 3.75)=1800+187.5 =1987.5

Santosh sold 450 eggs for 5 rupees of each egg=450

x 5=2250 rupees

Profit or loss=2250−1987.5=262.5 rupees gain.

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## From a Wholesaler, Santosh Bought 400 Eggs for Rs 1500 and Spent Rs 300 on Transport. 50 Eggs Fell Down and Broke. He Sold the Rest at Rs 5 Each. Did He Make a Profit Or a Loss? How Much?

From a Wholesaler, Santosh Bought 400 Eggs for Rs 1500 and Spent Rs 300 on Transport. 50 Eggs Fell Down and Broke. He Sold the Rest at Rs 5 Each. Did He Make a Profit Or a Loss? How Much?

From a wholesaler, Santosh bought 400 eggs for Rs 1500 and spent Rs 300 on transport. 50 eggs fell down and broke. He sold the rest at Rs 5 each. Did he make a profit or a loss? How much?

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Cost price of 400 eggs = Rs 1500

Money spent on transport = Rs 300

Total cost price = cost of 400 eggs + Transport charges

= 1500 + 300 = Rs 1800

Number of eggs broken = 50

∴ Number of remaining eggs = 400 − 50 = 350

Selling price of 1 egg = Rs 5

∴ Selling price of 350 eggs = 5 × 350 = Rs 1750

That is, total selling price = Rs 1750

Since total selling price is less than total cost price, so there is a loss.

Loss = Total cost price − Total selling price

= 1800 − 1750 = Rs 50

∴ Santosh suffered a loss of Rs 50 in this transaction.

Concept: Concepts of Cost Price, Selling Price, Total Cost Price, and Profit and Loss, Discount, Overhead Expenses and GST

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Chapter 13: Profit – Loss - Practice Set 32 [Page 69]

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Balbharati Mathematics 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board

Chapter 13 Profit – Loss

Practice Set 32 | Q 1 | Page 69

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