## If the purchased price of 50 articles and selling price of 40 articles are the same, calculate the percentage profit

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Answer:25%

Step-by-step explanation:50 CP = 40 SP

SP /Cp = 5/4

profit = 1/4

profit% = 1/4×100= 25%

Answer:P% = 25%

Step-by-step explanation:We can solve this Question in many ways, let me share with you the easiest of them,

Let 1 article cost ₹1

Then, CP of 50 articles = ₹50

CP of 40 articles = ₹40 —— 1

According to the Question,

CP of 50 articles = SP of 40 articles

Thus,

SP of 40 articles = ₹50 —– 2

As SP is greater than CP on 40 articles from eq.1 and eq.2, Profit occurs.

Profit = SP – CP

From eq.1 and eq.2 we get,

P = 50 – 40

P = ₹10

Now,

P% = (P/CP) × 100

P% = (10/40) × 100

P% = (1/4) × 100

P% = 25%

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