Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:20am.

shankar bought some grain for rs.9000 and spent rs.540 on transporting it. how much should he sell to make a profit of 20%

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:30am
How much did he buy?

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**drwls**, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:47am
Do you mean how much should he sell IT FOR?

20% of 9000, PLUS transportation cost

= 1800 + 540 = 2340 rs

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**khan**, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2:54pm
ADDITION TO THE QUESTION

2340+9000

=$11340 He must sold the grain to make 20 % prophet.

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**Damon**, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 5:01pm
to make 20% over his total coast:

(9000 + 540 )1.20 = 1.2(9540) = 11448

That is 20% profit. A prophet is something else entirely.

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**Damon**, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 5:02pm
A coast is not a cost either :)

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