Posted by yannica on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 3:49pm.
A vendor bought 150 breadfruits at $2 each 20 of the breadfruits were bruised and could not be sold.She sold 30 of the remainder at $2 each and the rest at $1.80 each.Find whether he made a profit or loss and the amount.

maths  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:09pm
The vendor sold them at a loss.
He paid $300 for the breadfruits.
He sold 30 at $2. for a total of $60.
He sold 100 at $1.80 for a total of $180.
300  (60 + 180) = $________ loss

maths  Steve, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:12pm
It is immediately clear that he lost money, since he sold each fruit at cost or less, and didn't even sell them all.
spent: 150*$2 = $300
Sold 130 and made
30*$2 + 100*$1.80 = $60+180 = $240
Lost: 60
Poorly setup problem. Should have specified that some of them were sold at a profit, eh?
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