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Grade 8 - Mathematics 2.2 Gain or Loss Percent Word Problems

Directions: Solve the following problems. Also write at least 5 examples of your own.

Q 1: Harry purchased some fruits and sold 1/2 of them at gain of 60% and 1/4 of them at a gain of 20%, the rest are spoiled. Find his gain or loss percent on the whole. 10% Loss 11% Profit 11% Loss 10% Profit

Q 2: A mechanic sells two bikes each at $10,976 gains 12% on the first and loses 2% on the second. Find his gain or loss percent on the whole. 3.56% Profit 3.56% Profit 4.53% Loss 4.53% Profit

Q 3: The cost of a motor bike is decreases every year by 20% to its previous value. Find its original cost if after three years its value is $19,200. $26,500 35,200 $37,500 $28,200

Q 4: George bought a house for $70,500 and a site for $16,500. He sold the house at a gain of 12% and the site at a loss of 20%. Find his gain or loss percent on the whole. 5.5% Profit 5.93% Profit 5.93% Loss 5.5% Loss

Q 5: Matt sells two cars at $1188 each and gains 10% on the first and loses 10% on the second. Find his profit or loss percent on the whole. 2% Loss 2% Profit 1% Profit 1% Loss

Q 6: John gains 20% by selling 25 bikes at a rate of $1,200 each, if the company reduces the price of bike by $50. Find his gain or loss percent. 21.05% Profit 21.5% Profit 21.05% Loss 21.5% Loss

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