Gangadhar takes 20% profit on his goods. He lost 25% goods during theft. His loss percent is :

5%

20%

15%

10%

Solution: Suppose he has 100 items. Let C.P. of each item be Re. 1. total cost =Rs. 100. number of items left after theft =75. S.P. of each item = Rs. 1.20. .'. Total sale =Rs.(1.20*75) = Rs. 90. hence, loss% = (10*100/100)% = 10%.

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