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A cement company earns a profit of ` 9 per bag of white cement sold and a loss of ` 5 per bag of grey cement sold. (i) The company sells 7000 bags of white

cement and 6000 bags of grey cement in a month. What is its profit or loss? (ii) What is the number of white cement bags it must sell to have neither profit nor loss, if the number of grey bags sold is 5400.

SCERT Class 7 Telangana, Maths Chapter 1 Integers


1) The company gets profit of 63000 by selling 7000 bags of white cement.
     the company gets loss of 3000 by selling 6000 bags of grey cement.
 therefore the company gets final profit of 33000.

2)the company gets loss of 27000 by selling 5400 bags of grey cement.
    the company should sell  \frac{27000}{9} = 3000 bags of white cement to have neither profit nor loss 
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