Sale price Rs.250
cost price = Rs.175
profit = Rs.250-175 = 75
Total percentage of profit = profit/cost price X 100
= 75/175 X 100 He gets 42.85% profit if he sell the shirt for Rs.250/-
But he is offering discount and and making only 28% profit on the cost
For Rs.100/- - profit % is 28
for Rs.175 - ?
So the selling price is Rs.175+49 = Rs.224/-
Actual selling price is 250
after discount it is 224
balance amount is Rs.250-224 =26
for Rs.250 discount is Rs.26
for Rs.100 how much
100X26/250 = 10.4%
he gave discount of 10.4% on 250/- and sold it for Rs.224/- and earned a profit of 28% on cost price.