# math

A businessman makes a proﬁt of 20% when he sells a carpet for Ksh 36 000. In a trade fair he sold one such carpet for Ksh 33 600. Calculate the percentage proﬁt made on the sale of the carpet during the trade fair.

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1. .2 * 36,000 = 7,200 is the profit he would have had if sold at full price.
36,000 - 7,200 = Base price
Base price + profit = 33,600

Can you take it from there?

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2. 120%=36000
100%=?

(100*36000)÷120
=sh.30000

P=33600-30000
=sh.3600

%p= p÷mp x 100
=3600÷30000 x 100
=12%

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3. Wow I like that its easy and simplified. congrats

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