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2014-06-13T16:09:16+05:30
Cp =40, sp=36  cost of each banana is x
x=cp-sp     x=4
loss%=4/40x100=10%
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2014-06-13T16:38:30+05:30
Let S.P. of 1 banana be Rs. x.
Then, S.P. of 4 bananas = Rs. 4 x =  Loss on selling 36 bananas
and  S.P. of 36 bananas = Rs. 36 x.
Loss = S.P. - C.P.
4 x = 36 x - C.P.
C.P. = 32 x.
Loss% = Loss/C.P. * 100
           = 4x/32x * 100
           = 12.5%
Therefore, Loss% = 12.5%
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