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A shopkeeper sells his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 890 gm instead of.........What is his profit percentage?

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A shopkeeper sells his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 890 gm instead of kilogram weight.
What is his profit percentage?

posted Oct 1, 2018 by Aastha Joshi

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110 gm of goods saved per 890gm of goods sold
ie., 890gm - is Cost price for the seller and he gets the money of 110gm of the goods as profit for every 890gm of goods sold.
Therefore Profit % = (110/890)*100 = 12.36%.

answer Oct 1, 2018 by Tejas Naik
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110*100/890=12.3% profit

answer Oct 2, 2018 by Chandresh Jardosh



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