Question #22161

A fruit seller bought 75 kg apples at Rs 20 per kg. He sold one-third apples at a loss of 5%. At what rate should he sell the remaining so that his overall gain is 10% ?

Expert's answer

He spent 1500 for all apples. Then he sold the one third apples(25) at a loss 5% (for19 Rs) and received 475 Rs.

For overall gain 10% he has to sold all of apples forhole sum 1650.

The sum remaining to gain is 1650 - 475 = 1175. Which is gained for the last 50apples for 23,5 (1175 = 50 * 23,5).

The answer 23,5

For overall gain 10% he has to sold all of apples forhole sum 1650.

The sum remaining to gain is 1650 - 475 = 1175. Which is gained for the last 50apples for 23,5 (1175 = 50 * 23,5).

The answer 23,5

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