CAT 2017 Question Paper (Shift-1) Question 78

Question 78

If Fatima sells 60 identical toys at a 40% discount on the printed price, then she makes 20% profit. Ten of these toys are destroyed in fire. While selling the rest, how much discount should be given on the printed price so that she can make the same amount of profit?


Let the cost price be C and the marked price be M.


0.6 M = 1.2 C

M = 2C

CP of 60 toys = 60C

Now only 50 are remaining.


M (1 - d) * 50 = 72C

1- d = 0.72

d = .28

Hence 28%

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Rahul Yadav

8 months, 4 weeks ago

how did 72 came

Naveen Takhar

2 years, 11 months ago

One doubt .. 50 toys kse remaining bche?? Total toys kha de rkhe h?? Ar agr man rhe h to apn total 100 bh to man skte h.? Plz reply


1 year, 11 months ago

It's written in the question that Fatima sells 60 identical toys. Read the question carefully

Shahriar Faisal

3 years, 8 months ago

Don't understand M(1-d)*50=72c

Prem Bhute

3 years, 8 months ago

How 72 come in equation, M(1-d)*50=72C


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