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July 20th, 2019, 08:32 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2014 From: India Posts: 476 Thanks: 1  How quantity ratio is obtained??
A man purchased some lemons and sold at 20 for rs.160 at 20% loss. If he want 20% profit then how many lemons should he sell for rs 240 ? Price =80:120=2:3 Quantity =3:2 3>=20 2>40/3 160>=40/3 1>=1/12 240>=240*/12=20 How quantity ratio is obtained?? 
July 21st, 2019, 11:43 PM  #2 
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That result gets 0% profit, it isn't possible to get 20% with that selling price as it is 20% (the purchase price is 200). I suspect the question is worded wrong.


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