A publisher gives his distributor a discount of 30% on the printed price of the books. the distributor sells those books to a bookseller at 20% discount on the printed price and the book seller sells these books at the printed price calculate the profit percent made by the distributor and the book seller

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2014-09-20T20:03:59+05:30
let the printed price be x
 cp for distributor=0.70x
sp for distributor=0.80x
profit for distributor=0.10x
profit% for the distributor=14.2%

cp for the book seller=0.80x
sp for the book seller=x
profit=0.2x
profit% for the bookseller=25%
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2014-09-20T22:38:59+05:30
Let the printed price be rs 100. Distributor cp= (100-30)% of 100= rs 70. Distributor sp= (100-20)% of 100= rs 80. Profit=sp-cp=rs10. Bookseller cp= rs 80. Bookseller sp= rs 100. Profit = sp-cp=rs 20. Distributor profit% =10/70*100= 14.2%. Bookseller profit%= 20*100/80=25%
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