menu search
person
By selling 45 lemons for Rs 40, a man loses 20%. How many should he sell for Rs 24 to gain 20% in the transaction ? A) 16 B) 18 C) 20 D) 22
thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
12 views

1 Answer

 
verified

Let S.P. of 45 lemons be Rs. x.

Then, 80 : 40 = 120 : x or\( x = {40×120\over80}\)= 60

For Rs.60, lemons sold = 45

For Rs.24, lemons sold =\(\frac{45}{60}×24\)= 18

thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike

Related questions

thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
10 views 1 answer
thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
4 views 1 answer
thumb_up_alt 51 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
175 views 1 answer
thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
298 views 1 answer
thumb_up_alt 50 like thumb_down_alt 0 dislike
17 views 1 answer
add_circle_outline
...