SSC Sample Paper SSC CGL - Sample Paper-2

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    A house worth Rs. 150000 is sold by X at a 5% profit to \[X\cdot Y\] sell the house back to X at a 2% loss. Then, in the entire transaction

    A)  X gain Rs. 4350

    B)  X loses Rs. 4350

    C)  X gain Rs. 3150

    D)  X loses Rs. 3150

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    CP of the house \[=Rs.150000\] \[\therefore \] SP of the house for Y             \[=Rs.\frac{150000\times 105}{100}=Rs.157500\] This the CP of house for Y when he sells his house to X, then SP of the house for X             \[=\frac{157500\times 98}{100}=Rs.154350\] \[\therefore \]         Gain \[=Rs.(157500-154350)=Rs.\,3150\] \[\therefore \]      X gains Rs. 3150.

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