A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 500 each. On one of them he lost 10% on the other, he gained 10%. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was:

Loss%= (common gain or loss % / 10)^{2}= (10/10)² % = 1%.

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- Nikhil purchased a house for Rs. 20,00,000/- and gave it on rent immediately at the rate of Rs. 15,000/- per month. After five months, he sold the house for Rs. 23,00,000/-. Find his total profit % earned in the transaction.
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- A shopkeeper marks his goods 50% above the CP and gives 20% discount to customer. At the time of selling the goods he uses 900gm weight instead of 1 kg. Find his profit %
- The cost of a piece of diamond varies with the square of its weight. A diamond of Rs.6,084 value is cut into 3 pieces whose weights are in the ratio 3 : 2 : 1. Find the loss involved in the cutting.
- Cost price of an article is X. The article is marked up by Y% and sold while offering a discount of 25%. The profit earned is (Y + 20). When the same article is marked up by (Y + 5)% and sold while offering a discount of 25%, the profit earned is (Y + 65). Which of the following statement is correct?
- Snap deal wishes to gain 35% after allowing 10% discount on the market price to his customers. At what percent higher than the cost price must they mark their goods?
- Devesh sells his car to Pranav at a profit of 20% who sells it to Hemraj at a loss of 20%. Hemraj, after finding some scratches in the car, returns it to Pranav, but Pranav deducted`1/8` th of the amount he got while giving the money back to Hemraj. Find Hemraj’s loss (in Rs.) in the transaction if Devesh bought the car for Rs. 3,50,000.
- Ajay and Vijay sold their Bikes at Rs 48400 each but Ajay incurred a loss of 20%, while Vijay gained 10%. What is the ratio of the cost price of the Bikes of Vijay to that of Ajay?
- A purchased an article for Rs 1550. She sold the article at 8% profit. She then added Rs 355 to the amount received and purchased a purse such that the seller of purse gained 25%. Find the cost price of purse for the seller.

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