A dishonest shopkeeper marked the price of one kg
of sugar at 40% above its cost price. While
purchasing, he got 1350 gr

Question

A dishonest shopkeeper marked the price of one kg
of sugar at 40% above its cost price. While
purchasing, he got 1350 grams instead of one kg of
sugar and while selling he used false weight and
gave 1176 grams instead of one kg by allowing 16%
discount. What is his actual profit/loss percentage?

(1) 35% profit
(2) 40% loss
(3) 35% loss
(4) 40% profit
(5) None of these​

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Brielle 4 months 2021-07-06T15:39:37+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    0
    2021-07-06T15:41:03+00:00

    Answer:

    Answer would be None of these

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Here is the solution

    0
    2021-07-06T15:41:33+00:00

    Answer:

    Answer

    Let cost price of 1g sugar be Rs.1

    Assume he sells 1000g sugar.

    Since he uses false weight he actually sells only 950 g sugar.

    Therefore actual cost price for him is Rs.950.

    Selling price =Rs.1000.

    Profit percentage=

    950

    (1000−950)

    ×100

    =

    19

    100

    %

    Step-by-step explanation:

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