• Question

      A person buys books at Rs. 300 for 5 and sells them at Rs.740. How many books must he sell in order to earn profit of Rs. 3,520?

      A 40 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B 12 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C 16 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D 18 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      C.P. of 5 books = Rs.300 S.P. of 5 books = Rs. 740 ∴ Profit earned by selling 5 books = Rs. 440 Rs. 440 is earned by selling 5 books. ∴ Rs.3, 520 will be earned by selling =5*3520/440 =40 books.

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