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Grade 6 - Mathematics 8.10 Profit and Loss Word Problems - II

Directions: Answer the following qustions. Also write at least five examples of your own.

Q 1: A trader purchased 1,000 books at the rate of $5.40 per book and spent $200 towards transportation. If he wants to earn a profit of 12 1/2%, at what price should he sell each book? $7.60 $6.30 $8.45 $5.50

Q 2: Bobby purchased pens at the rate of $42 per dozen. If he earned a profit of 14 2/7% by selling them on eBay. What was his selling price per dozen? $50 $46 $48 $52

Q 3: A fruit vendor purchased four branches of bananas consisting of 540 fruits in all for $168.75. He sold 15 dozens at 2 bananas a dollar, another 15 dozens at 3 bananas a dollar and the remaining at 5 bananas a dollar. Find his loss or gain percentage. 10 2/9% loss 13 1/4% loss 10 2/9% profit 13 1/4% profit

Q 4: A rice merchant purchased 50 bags of rice at $300 per bag. He spent $500 towards transportation. Due to lack of demand for rice, he incurred a loss of 30%. At what price did he sell each bag of rice? $317 $295 $238 $217

Q 5: Linda sold two books at $15 each on eBay -- profit on one was 25% and loss on the other was 25%. How much did she gain or lose overall? 6 1/4% loss no profit or loss 5 3/4% loss 6 1/4% gain

Q 6: Jack purchased a refrigerator for $8,000. Due to transfer to a far-off place, he had to sell it for a loss of 15%. What was his selling price? $6,375 $6,500 $6,800 $6,236

Q 7: A business man sold two luxury cars each for $99,000. He made profit of 10% on one and a loss of 10% on the other. Find his overall loss or gain percent? 1% loss 1.5% loss 0% profit 1% gain

Q 8: A trader purchased 5000 coconuts, at $110 per 100 coconuts. 10% of the coconuts were damaged during transportation. He spent $575 for the transportation. If he gained 40% profit, at what price did he sell them? $3.15 each $1.50 each $1.89 each $2.00 each

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