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Question
If he sells 40 mangoes, he will get the selling price of 4 
mangoes extra, What is his percentage increase in profit ?
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Answer
# 1
10 percent 
Is This Answer Correct ?    56 Yes 18 No
Luii14
 
Answer
# 2
I have seen a few say 25% as an answer to this. But looks
like their math isn't good and is extremeley complex to
have an asnwer of 25% to this question. Consider - Rs.1.00/-
per mango; so 40 mangoes = Rs.40.00/-, implies Rs.4.00/-
extra at the end of the deal. So he's left with Rs.44.00/-
after selling 40 mangoes implies a profit of Rs.4.00/- over
Rs.40.00 = 44/40 = 110% which means his profit is 10%.

Hope this helps...

Thanks.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    40 Yes 13 No
Namashkar
 
 
 
Answer
# 3
25 % 
Is This Answer Correct ?    18 Yes 8 No
Mistry Sanket
 
Answer
# 4
Actually, question itself is wrong. In question its not
given that how much profit he was gaining earlier which
means if we consider Rs.1 as selling price then his/her
total selling price is Rs.40, but as he's earning 4 extra
Rps. for selling 40 mangoes,so now its Rs.44. But we don't
know his earlier profit, so can we calculate increase in
profit. Because earlier profit may be 20 Rps. or 30 Rps. or
whatever. So increase of 4 Rps. will have different increase
in percent of profit.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    11 Yes 2 No
Amb
 
Answer
# 5
ans is 10% 
Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 0 No
Narayana
 
Answer
# 6
in this case its not possible to find out 25% and it can come
10% as stated above.
plz post it if anyone gets correct answer
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 0 No
Pankaj Rawat
 
Answer
# 7
c.p=cost price=x,assume s.p=selling price=2
((40(s.p)-40(c.p))/40(c.p))*100=4(s.p)
((40(2)-40x)/x)*100=8
((80)-40x)/x)*100=8
((8000)-4000x)=8x
x=.905
40*c.p=36
profit =(8/36)*100
profit % =25%
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 1 No
Vivek
 
Answer
# 8
8.67
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 1 No
Guest
 
Answer
# 9
4% 
Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 36 No
Priya Singh
 

 
 
 
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