Percentage - Solved Example Involving Profit & Discount

Shantanu Sharma

4 years ago

Why did u write discount 25/100*25??
Please explain.

Arun kumar

4 years ago

Do you mean in the equation : 5p = CP +25/100*25 ?
That equation has a typing error.He is trying to equate a 25% profit on CP to the selling price(which is 5p).So it should be :
5p = CP + 25/100*CP
which will then give us a CP of 4p. Hope that helps.