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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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    How much did he buy?

  • maths --plse help me.. -

    Do you mean how much should he sell IT FOR?

    20% of 9000, PLUS transportation cost
    = 1800 + 540 = 2340 rs

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    ADDITION TO THE QUESTION
    2340+9000
    =$11340 He must sold the grain to make 20 % prophet.

  • maths --plse help me.. -

    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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    A coast is not a cost either :)

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