# Aptitude - Profit and Loss - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Profit and Loss - General Questions (Q.No. 13)
13.
100 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss is:
 14 2 % gain 7
15% gain
 14 2 % loss 7
15 % loss
Explanation:

 C.P. of 1 orange = Rs. 350 = Rs. 3.50 100

 S.P. of 1 orange = Rs. 48 = Rs. 4 12

 Gain% = 0.5 x 100 % = 100 % = 14 2 % 3.50 7 7

Discussion:
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Devinder singh said:   5 months ago
100 orng = 350 rs
1 orng = 3.5 rs.
12 orng ( 1 dozen) = 3.5 *12 = 42 rs.
cop of 1 dozen 42
aND sp of 1 dozen 48.
p% = 6/42*100= 100/7.
I.E 4*2/7.

Arijit Bhakta said:   4 years ago
SP of 12 oranges is 48.
SP of 1 Orange is 4.
Sp of 100 oranges is 400.

Gain= sp - cp = 400 - 350 = 50.
Gain% = 50 * 100/350 = ans(A)
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Shruti Patil said:   4 years ago
Simple one:
If selling prize for 12 orange is Rs 48;
Then the selling prize for 100 orange is ?

Therefore, sp=(100*48) /12,
=400.
Here, the sp is more than cp so it is profit.
i.e, profit= 400 - 350 = 50.

Profit percentage= (50/350) *100= 14(2/7).
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Here 100 oranges =350.
So c.p of 100 oranges =350.
S.p= 48/12=4.

1 orange of s.p is 4 rupees and 100 oranges of s.p is 400,
We know the formula p= 400-350=50,
%p=50/350*100=100/7,
I.e 100/7= 14*2/7.

Pramod said:   4 years ago
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Arpan said:   5 years ago
1 dozen = 12.
C.P of 100 oranges = 350.
S.P of 12 oranges = 48.
C.P of 12 oranges = (350/100)*12 = 42.
Profit percentage = (48-42)/42*100 = 14 2/7.

Heiya said:   5 years ago
1 orange =350/100 = 3.50.
SP of orange = 48/12 = 4,
%gain = profit/CP * 100.
%gain =0.50/3.50 * 100=14 2/7.

Rohit Thakur said:   6 years ago
C.P of 100 oranges = 350,
S.P of 100 oranges = 48 per dozen,
48/12 = 4.
S.P of 100 oranges = 100 X 4 = 400,
Then, difference is 400 - 350 = 50,
50/350 X 100 = 14.27 Ans.

Aiysha Alafiya said:   6 years ago
100 orange =350rps.
C.p of 1 orange= 350/100 = 3.50.
S.p =Rs 48 per dozens.
It means s.p of 1orange = 48/12.
The s.p of 1 orange = 4.

Now,
S.p of 1 orange =4.
C.p of 1 orange =3.50.
Gain = S.P - C.P.
=4 - 3.50.
=0.5.

Gain% = (Gain * 100/C.p),
= (0.5*100/3.5),
= 14.27.

Jyothsna said:   6 years ago
@Dhiraj shah.
SP of 1 orange = 48/12 => 4 (1 dozen =12 oranges).
CP of 1 0range = 350/100 => 3.5.
profit = 4-3.5 (SP -CP) => 0.5.
profit % = (0.5/3.5)*100=14 *2/7.
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