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October 27th, 2017, 10:33 AM   #1
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Abdul purchase some lemon for Rs 50 at the rate of 3 for a rupee and sells them at 5 for Rs 2. What is his total gain or loss.
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October 27th, 2017, 11:15 AM   #2
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Can you repost changing that to dollars and cents...
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October 27th, 2017, 11:31 AM   #3
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If Abdul sold all of them, he made a total gain of Rs 10.
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Abdul purchase some lemon for Rs 50 at the rate of 3 for a rupee and sells them at 5 for Rs 2. What is his total gain or loss.
3 for a rupee means that he could buy 3(50)= 150 lemons. That is 150/5= 30 sets of 5 lemons so he sold them for 2(30)= 60 rupees. He gained 60- 50= 10 rupees.
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October 27th, 2017, 01:09 PM   #5
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Ahhh....I thought a Rs and a rupee were different animals,
like dollars and cents...

So same as using a rupee = a dollar

Abdul purchases lemons for 50 dollars,
at the rate of 3 lemons per dollar,
and sells them at 5 lemons for 2 dollars.
What is his total gain or loss.

Gain of 10 dollars is obvious, of course.
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October 29th, 2017, 03:58 AM   #6
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Chauvanist!
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