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A SELLER bought 120 eggs for #250. Out of these, 20 eggs got cracked and were sold at 50 each. The remaining eggs she later sold for #2.75 each. Find the percentage gain.

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  1. cost: 250
    revenue: 20*.50 + 100*2.75 = 285
    gain: 285-250 = 35
    % gain = 35/250 = 0.14 = 14%

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    posted by oobleck
  2. 285/250 * 100% = 114%.
    %gain = 114% - 100% = 14%.

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    posted by Henry2,

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