# A vegetable seller on selling 20 kg potatoes earns a profit equal to the cost proce of 5 kg potatoes.Find his profit percentage

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Let the CP of 1kg potatoes=x

the cp of 1 kg potaoes is 20x

the profitin selling 20 kg potaoes is 5x

profit%=25%

the cp of 1 kg potaoes is 20x

the profitin selling 20 kg potaoes is 5x

profit%=25%

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Now ,let us apply the profit % formula :-

= 5 y / 20 y × 100 %

= 1 /4 × 100 %

= 25 %

Hence the profit percentage , he earns after selling the potatoes for 20 kg's is 25%