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A dishonest tradesman marks his goods at an advance of 10% on the C.P, but uses a fraudulent balance,the weight in one scale is one fifth more than the weight of the other. How much did he gain?

 A dishonest tradesman marks his goods at an advance of 10% on the C.P, but uses a fraudulent balance,the weight in one scale is one fifth more than the weight of the other. How much did he gain?

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Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago
Weight. Price
1000gm. 1000 rs. Cp
1100 rs. Mp
800gm. 1100rs. Sp
Profit=(300/800)x100=37.5 %
 
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