SSC Sample Paper SSC CGL - Sample Paper-2

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    A retailer gets a discount of 40% on the printing price of an article. The retailer sells it at the printing price. His gain per cent is

    A)  40                               

    B)  55

    C)  \[66\frac{2}{3}\]          

    D)  75

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Let the printing price \[=Rs.\,x\] \[\therefore \] CP for the retailer \[=Rs.\frac{60x}{100}=Rs.\frac{3x}{5}\] On selling at printing rate, the profit             \[=Rs.\left( x-\frac{3x}{5} \right)=Rs.\frac{2x}{5}\] Profit % \[=\frac{2x/5}{3x/5}\times 100%\]             \[=\frac{200}{3}%=66\frac{2}{3}%\]

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