### Important Formulas - Profit and Loss

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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

long

2015-07-20 05:43:27

15*12-->180Rs

180----->180Rs

180----->160Rs (I.e loss of selling price of 20 bananas)

By Alligation Method:

180*180=32400 (C.P)

180*160=28800 (S.P)

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3600 (Loss)

(3600/32400)*100=11.11%loss

180----->180Rs

180----->160Rs (I.e loss of selling price of 20 bananas)

By Alligation Method:

180*180=32400 (C.P)

180*160=28800 (S.P)

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3600 (Loss)

(3600/32400)*100=11.11%loss

Jay

2015-07-20 23:02:22

180cp=200sp .

suppose cost price of one article (cp) = 1

selling price of one article(sp) = 180/200 = 0.9

loss in selling one article = 0.1

loss = (0.1/1)*100 =10%

Last part of your calculation is wrong

suppose cost price of one article (cp) = 1

selling price of one article(sp) = 180/200 = 0.9

loss in selling one article = 0.1

loss = (0.1/1)*100 =10%

Last part of your calculation is wrong

Dev

2015-03-14 09:14:08

Let selling price of 1 banana be Rs.1

Selling price of 15 dozen Bananas = 15*12*1 = Rs.180

Loss = selling price of 20 bananas = Rs.20

Cost price of 15 dozen Bananas = 180+20 = Rs.200

Loss percentage = 20*100/200= 10%

Selling price of 15 dozen Bananas = 15*12*1 = Rs.180

Loss = selling price of 20 bananas = Rs.20

Cost price of 15 dozen Bananas = 180+20 = Rs.200

Loss percentage = 20*100/200= 10%

Ranjith

2015-03-12 17:23:03

By selling 100 packets of biscuits, a shopkeeper gain an amount equal to the selling price of 20 packets. What is the profit Percentage?

Dev

2015-03-14 09:05:12

Let selling price of 1 packet is Rs.1

Then, selling price of 100 packets = Rs.100

Profit = selling price of 20 packets = Rs.20

Cost price = Rs.100- Rs.20 = Rs.80

Profit percentage = 20*100/80= 25%

Then, selling price of 100 packets = Rs.100

Profit = selling price of 20 packets = Rs.20

Cost price = Rs.100- Rs.20 = Rs.80

Profit percentage = 20*100/80= 25%

saurav

2015-06-08 14:14:44

I did'nt understant the 100-20=80..Step

Can you elaborate this step .....

Lindum Tassar

2015-06-26 06:46:26

we know,

profit or gain= SP-CP

so, CP = SP- profit

but SP=Rs.100 and profit=Rs.20

hence, CP=100-20.

=Rs.80.

profit or gain= SP-CP

so, CP = SP- profit

but SP=Rs.100 and profit=Rs.20

hence, CP=100-20.

=Rs.80.

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