top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Site Registration

Site Registration

A shopkeeper buys a set of 10 pens in 95 rs and sell them @ 10 rs per pen. What is the percentage profit of shopkeeper?

+1 vote

A shopkeeper buys a pen set of 10 pens in 95 rupees and sell them at a rate of 10 rupee per pen. If every set contains an additional pen of same quality then what is the percentage profit obtained by the shopkeeper?

posted Oct 2, 2015 by anonymous

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button LinkedIn Share Button

5 Answers

+1 vote

Profit %=((110-95)/95)*100

answer Oct 2, 2015 by M.lokeswari
0 votes

15.78947368 % profit by the shopkeeper.

answer Oct 2, 2015 by Cedric Grigory
What is the logic???
0 votes

5.26 percent

answer Oct 3, 2015 by Forrest Dale
0 votes

Total pens=11 @ Rs.95, each costs 8.64
Selling price=10
Profit percentage=(profit*100/cost)=15.74

answer Oct 16, 2015 by Naga Jyothi
0 votes

Total no.of pen =10+1=11
cost prize=95
selling prize=11*10=110
profit=15 Rs
Profit%=(profit/cost prize)*100

answer Jan 31, 2016 by Anand Kumar Gupta

Similar Puzzles
0 votes

Joya paid a sum of money for purchasing 20 pens, which she recovered in full when she sold 15 of them. What was her percentage of profit or loss per pen?

0 votes

A shopkeeper buys a Printer set listed at Rs.10000 and get 10% and 20% successive discount. He spends 10% of his C.P. on transport. At what price (in rupees) should he sell the Printer set to earn a profit of 10%.