Railways R.R.C. (Ajmer) Solved Paper Held on 1st Shift 2-11-2014

  • question_answer If selling price of an article is,\[\frac{4}{3}\] of its cost price, the profit in the transaction is ?

    A) \[16\,\,\frac{2}{3}%\]                

    B) \[20\,\,\frac{1}{2}%\]

    C) \[25\,\,\frac{1}{2}%\]                

    D) \[33\,\,\frac{1}{3}%\]

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Let cost price is Rs. x then selling price \[=Rs.\,\,\frac{4}{3}x\] \[\therefore \] Required profit percent \[=\frac{\frac{4}{3}x-x}{x}\times 100%\] \[=\frac{4x-3x}{3x}\times 100%\] \[=\frac{100}{3}%\] \[=33\,\,\frac{1}{3}%\]


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