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1- A trader mixes three varieties of groundnuts costing Rs. 50, Rs. 20 and Rs. 30 per kg in the ratio 2 : 4 : 3 in terms of weight, and sells the mixture at Rs. 33 per kg. What percentage of profit does he make?
2- A man bought apples at the rate of 8 for Rs. 34 and sold them at the rate of 12 for Rs. 57. How many apples should be sold to earn a net profit of Rs. 45?
3- Arun purchased 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 11.50 per kg and 20 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 14.25 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture. Approximately what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make 30% profit?
4- By selling 45 lemons for Rs. 40, a man loses 20%. How  many should be sell for Rs. 24 to gain 20% in the transaction?
5- If 5% more is gained by selling an article for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340, the cost of the article is:
6- A vendor loses the selling price of 4 oranges on selling 36 oranges, His loss percent is:
7- Some articles were bought at 6 for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 for Rs. 6. Gain percent is:
8- An article was sold for Rs. 144. If the percentage of profit was numerically equal to the cost price, the cost of the article was:
9- In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
10- The ratio of the cost price and the selling price is 4 : 5. The profit percent is: