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A merchant marks his good such that the profit on sale of 500 article is equal to the 300 article. the profit % is..??
(a) 50%
(b) 75%
© 100%
(d) 150%
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Let Sp be 1 rs
then,sp of 500 article is 500 rs
profit on sale of 500 article = selling of 300 article
thus profit = 300 rs
sp = 500, profit = 300 then Cp = 500  300 = 200
%profit = profit/cp * 100 = 300 / 200 * 100 = 150 Ans option D
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