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How much did he make or lose on this series of transactions?

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A man bought a motor cycle for Rs. 16000, sold it Rs. 17000, then bought it back for Rs. 18000, and finally sold it for Rs. 19000.
How much did he make or lose on this series of transactions?

posted Mar 25 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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He made a profit of Rs. 1000 twice, in total Rs. 2000

answer Mar 25 by Hanifa Mammadov
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2000 rupees profit

answer Mar 26 by Parthu Nani
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The man spent Rs. 16,000 + Rs. 18,000 = Rs. 34,000/- and receivef Rs. 17,000 + Rs. 19,000 = Rs. 36,000/-. Hence, he made a profit of Rs. 36,000 - Rs. 34,000 = Rs. 2,000/-..

answer Mar 31 by anonymous



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