Balu purchased sugar worth Rs. 400. He sold 3/4 at a loss of 10% and the reminder at a gain of 10%. On the whole he gets:

loss of 5%

a gain of 5.5%

a loss of 6%

a gain of 6%

C.P of 3/4th = Rs. (3/4 x 400) = Rs. 300, C.P of 1/4th = Rs. 100 Total S.P = (90% of Rs. 300 + 110% of Rs. 100) = Rs. 380 Loss = (20/400 x 100)% = 5%

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