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# if the profit on selling an article for rs. 579 is the same as the loss on selling it for rs. 337, then find the profit percent if its selling price is rs. 687.

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## The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50

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The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit ?

Medium Open in App Solution Verified by Toppr Let C.P. = Rs.C. Then, 832−C=C−448 2C=1280⇒C=640

Required S.P. =150% of Rs. 640=

100 150 ​ ×640= Rs.960.

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## [Solved] The profit earned after selling an article for Rs.8,579 is t

Given: SP1 = Rs.8579  SP2 = Rs.6341 Formulas used: Profit = Selling price - Cost price Loss = Cost price - Selling price  Profit perce

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## The profit earned after selling an article for Rs.8,579 is the same as the loss incurred after selling the article for Rs.6,341. The profit percentage is:

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Option 3 : 15%

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## Detailed Solution

Given:

SP1 = Rs.8579 SP2 = Rs.6341

Formulas used:

Profit = Selling price - Cost price

Loss = Cost price - Selling price

Profit percent = Profit/Cost price × 100

Calculation:

Let the profit be = Rs.x

According to the question:

CP1 = CP2

Rs.8579 - x = x + Rs.6341

⇒ 8579 - 6341 = 2x ⇒ 2238/2 = x ⇒ Profit = Rs.1119

Now, Cost price = 8579 - 1119 = Rs.7460

Profit percent = 1119/7460 × 100

∴ The required profit percent = 15%When profit or loss are equal:

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Cost price = (SP1 + SP2)/2

⇒ (Rs.8579 + Rs.6341)/2 = Rs.7460

Loss = Rs.7460 - Rs.6341 = Rs.1119

Profit % = 1119/7460 × 100 = 15%

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