A Publisher published 2500 books for Rs. 175000. He gave 400 books free as samples to some books shops, besides he was able to sell 2/3 rd of the remaining books at 15% discount, besides the remaining books for marked price. Find the Profit % of the publisher if he gives 20% discount of the total selling price to the salesman, if marked price of the Book is Rs. 200.

- A shopkeeper mixes 40 kg sugar worth Rs.15 per kg with 160 kg sugar worth Rs. 25 per kg. At what rate should he sell the mixture per kg to gain a profit of 25%?
- Kamya, Soumya and Tanya are three partners. Kamya received 5/8 part of total profit and remaining profit received by Soumya and Tanya equally. Kamya’s income is increasing by Rs. 2250 when the profit rises from 4% to 9%. Find the capital invested by Soumya and Tanya each.
- A shopkeeper first allows a discount of 20% on a certain variety of cloth and then further gives a discount if 15% to the persons holding a shareholder’s coupon. The total discount received by a person holding a shareholder’s coupon would be:
- A wholesaler mark up his good such that he can gain 8% profit after giving 10% discount to his customers. One particular customer availed a discount of 12% only. If the profit earned by the trader from this cutomer is Rs. 50.4, then, what is the cost price of the good?
- A shopkeeper gives 2 article free on the purchase of every 7 article he also allows a discount of 10% to customer and still earns 26% profit. Find the ratio of cost price to mark price of the article?
- A pen was sold for Rs.166.44 with a profit of 14%. If it were sold for Rs.154.76, then what would have been the percentage of profit or loss?
- A shopkeeper planned to sell 150 shirts each priced at Rs 1,250 in a particular year. Each shirt, if it had been sold at the mentioned price would have been possibly earned him a 25% profit. However, 50 out of these 150 shirts were sold at a discount of Rs 150 each shirt during the festival season. Find the maximum possible number of shirts one could have bought during the festival season with an amount that is same as the profit earned by the shopkeeper in the entire year?
- Some toffees were bought at rate of 11 for Rs10 and same number at the rate of 9 for Rs10. If the whole lot was sold at one rupee per toffee, then gain% or loss% in the whole transaction?
- A shopkeeper sells an article for Rs 78 and earns twice the profit that he would have earned on selling this article for Rs 50. Find the C.P of this article (in Rs).
- A merchant has 150 Kg of rice, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 2% loss. If he gains 4.67% on the whole, the quantity sold at 8% profit is

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