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Grade 6 - Mathematics
8.9 Profit and Loss Word Problems - I


Directions: Answer the following qustions. Also write at least five examples of your own.
Q 1: By selling video game for $18, a store owner gains $2.70. What is the cost price of the video game?
$16.30
$20.70
$14.70
$15.30

Q 2: Elizabeth purchased a home for $75,000 and a home site for $15,000. If she sold the home for $83,000 and the site for $11,000, how much percentage profit or loss did she make on both the transactions together?
4 4/9% loss
5 1/4% profit
4 4/9% profit
3 4/5% loss

Q 3: A store owner purchased a ream of paper for $50 and sold it in retail at $5.50 per quire. How much profit or loss did she make? (Hint: one ream = 20 quire)
$60 loss
$50 loss
$60 profit
$50 profit

Q 4: A store owner purchased a gross of pencils for $216 and sold each pencil for $1.75. How much profit or loss did he make? (Hint : gross = 144)
$28 profit
$28 loss
$36 profit
$36 loss

Q 5: Kate purchased a bicycle for $1150. After using it for a year, she sold it for $950, what was her percentage gain or loss ?
50% loss
17 9/23% loss
17 9/23% gain
35 3/4% loss

Q 6: A vegetable vendor purchased 100 lbs of onions for $200 and sold them at $1.75 per lb. Did he make profit or loss?
broke even
insufficient information
loss
profit

Q 7: By selling a school-bag for $30, the seller loses $4. What is the cost price of the bag?
$36
$34
$43
$26

Q 8: Harry purchased a computer for $1500 and after using it for a year, he sold it for $1150. What is his percentage of loss or gain?
23 1/3% gain
19 7/8% loss
23 1/3% loss
25 1/4% gain

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