Profit & Loss Mcqs

Q.  Haroon purchased 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 11.50 per kg and 20 kg of wheat at the rate of 14.25 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture. Approximately what price per kg should be sell the mixture to make 30% profit?

a. Rs. 14.80
b. Rs. 15.40
c. Rs. 15.60
d. Rs. 16.30
e. Rs. 18.20


ANSWER: See Answer
 
C.P. of 50 kg wheat = (30 * 11.50 + 20 * 14.25) = Rs. 630.

S.P. of 50 kg wheat = 130% of Rs. 630 = 130/100 * 630 = Rs. 819.
S.P. per kg = 819/50 = Rs. 16.38 = 16.30.
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