
Elementary Math Fractions, Percentages, Word Problems, Equations, Inequations, Factorization, Expansion 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
October 15th, 2017, 09:09 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Aug 2016 From: Pakistan Posts: 9 Thanks: 0  Pleae help me to solve this problem
A bicycle dealer allows 10% discount and still makes a profit of 20% on his bicycle. If the total profit he makes is Rs 150, find the list price of the bicycle.

October 15th, 2017, 10:56 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,724 Thanks: 1378 
profit, $P$, is 20% of dealer's cost, $C$ ... $P = 150 = 0.2C \implies C = 750$ discount price, $D = C+P = 900 \implies$ list price before 10% discount is $L= 1000$ 

Tags 
c.p, pleae, problem, profit percentage, s.p, solve 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
solve this problem  utkarsh2208  Trigonometry  4  August 15th, 2014 10:35 PM 
Help me solve this problem!  tommot  Advanced Statistics  2  March 22nd, 2010 08:05 AM 
Help me to solve this problem!!!???  attanew  Algebra  0  April 10th, 2009 06:04 AM 
need help to solve the problem  fiveohg  Calculus  1  May 18th, 2008 12:13 AM 
help me pleae with tis question!!!  lefucer  Real Analysis  6  February 25th, 2008 10:32 AM 