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If the sales price of 12 pens is fixed as the original price of 15 pens, then what percentage of profit is earned in the deal ?

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Your problem -> If the sales price of 12 pens is fixed as the original price of 15 pens, then what percentage of profit is earned in the deal ?

Let the original price of 1 pen be Rs 1

:. original price of 12 pen be Rs 12

Also selling price of 12 pens = original price of 15 pens = Rs 15

Profit = "S.P." - "O.P." = 15 - 12 = 3

 Original Price Profit 12 3 100 ?

Profit = 3 × 100/12 = 25

:. the profit is 25 %

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