SSC Question

A Tradesman marks his goods at 25% above its cost price and allows purchasers a discount of 12.5 % for cash payment. The Profit is:

 

(a)  75/8 %

(b)  19/2 %

(c)  9/2 %

(d)  17/3 %

Asked on February 21, 2017 in Math.
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  • 2 Answer(s)
    Let cost price =100; then
    marked price = 125
    Since,  Sale Price = 125 - 25 * 125/2 * 100
    = 125 - 25/8
    Hence, profit % = 75/8
    
    Answered on February 21, 2017.
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