### Important Formulas - Profit and Loss

Rohan G

2016-08-12 16:23:46

In rule/formula no.15, if % loss and % gain are not same, then what will be the formula? Or how to solve these kind of problems.?

jiju (Junior Maths Expert, careerbless.com)

2016-08-12 20:40:17

sameer

2016-01-11 21:53:44

Let the S.P is 500 both item

For 10%loss= C.P is 555.55

For 10%profit=C.P is 454.5

Therefore

total s.p of 2 items=1000

total c.p of 2 items=1010.05

Therefore overall loss can b calculated by above formula

For 10%loss= C.P is 555.55

For 10%profit=C.P is 454.5

Therefore

total s.p of 2 items=1000

total c.p of 2 items=1010.05

Therefore overall loss can b calculated by above formula

Vikram

2015-10-30 03:52:04

If two articles sold at the same price, one is at 12% profit and other is at 12% loss, then the seller always incurs a loss expressed as:

Loss% = (12/10)^2 = (144/100) =1.44%

Loss% = (12/10)^2 = (144/100) =1.44%

Pritham

2015-10-18 02:04:58

They said a trader sold two goods at same price ,say 100 rupees. After he sold both goods, one good got some loss which is equal to the profit of the other good,say 10%.

As the loss and profit percent are equal the trader will always get loss.Therefore,

Loss%=[(Common profit or loss percentage)/10]

As the loss and profit percent are equal the trader will always get loss.Therefore,

Loss%=[(Common profit or loss percentage)/10]

^{2}
swapnil

2015-04-01 07:37:21

Guys else tell me the formulas of selling price,how to find cost price of one item & total profit

Ranjith

2015-03-12 17:25:21

By selling 15 dozen Bananas, a fruit seller lost an amount equal to the selling price of 20 bananas, find the loss percentage

MITTU KUMAR YADAV

2015-08-17 11:12:00

let the S.P of each banana be 1, then S.P of 180 bananas is 180

loss = S.P of 20 bananas = 20

we know loss = C.P - S.P , then C.P = S.P + loss

so CP of 180 bananas = 180 + 20 = 200

Loss percent = $\dfrac{\text{Loss}}{\text{CP}}×100=\dfrac{20}{200}×100$

after cutting it we will find the answer is 10% loss

loss = S.P of 20 bananas = 20

we know loss = C.P - S.P , then C.P = S.P + loss

so CP of 180 bananas = 180 + 20 = 200

Loss percent = $\dfrac{\text{Loss}}{\text{CP}}×100=\dfrac{20}{200}×100$

after cutting it we will find the answer is 10% loss

Add a new comment... (Use Discussion Board for posting new aptitude questions.)

Name:

Email: (optional)

6 + 2 =
(please answer the simple math question)

Post Your Comment