A trader uses a 110 cm scale instead of 1m while buying cloth and uses 90 cm scale instead of 1m while selling the cloth at cost price. He further provides 10% discount. What is his overall profit percentage?


Others by Karthik on 14-Jan-2017 10:53

A trader uses a 110 cm scale instead of 1m while buying cloth and uses 90 cm scale instead of 1m while selling the cloth at cost price. He further provides 10% discount. What is his overall profit percentage?

Karthik on 13-Apr-2014 18:03
Ans: 10%
Let the actual cost price of 1m of cloth be Rs.x
Effective C.P of 1 cm of cloth = x/110
S.P of 1 cm of cloth before discount= x/90
S.P of 1 cm of cloth after discount = (x/90) * 0.9 = x/100
Profit = x/100 - x/110= x/1100
Profit % = 100 * (x/1100)/(x/110) = 100 * 1/10 = 10%
$@ng@r$h@n@n#! on 22-Sep-2015 16:31
thanks for the solution...:))
Divya on 12-Mar-2016 11:30
Let the actual cost price of 1m of cloth be Rs.x Effective C.P of 1 cm of cloth = x/110 S.P of 1 cm of cloth before discount= x/90 S.P of 1 cm of cloth after discount = (x/90) * 0.9 = x/100 Profit = x/100 - x/110= x/1100 Profit % = 100 * (x/1100)/(x/110) = 100 * 1/10 = 10%