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

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by Souvik1

2014-10-10T20:41:20+05:30
Let x be the C.P. of 1 kg of potatoes.
Thus, the C.P of 20kg of potatoes is 20x.
The profit in selling 20kg of potatoes is 5x.
Thus the profit is 5x.
Profit%=Profit/CP*100%
=25%

Let x be the C.P. of 1 kg of potatoes.
Thus, the C.P of 20kg of potatoes is 20x.
The profit in selling 20kg of potatoes is 5x.
Thus the profit is 5x.

Thus the profit percentage is 25%.
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2014-10-11T12:25:51+05:30

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Let Cost price of 1 kg potatoes be Rs. x
.·. Cost price of 20 kg potatoes is Rs. 20x
.·. Profit gained by selling 20 kg potatoes is Rs. 5x
Then, Profit made is Rs. 5x

Profit % =

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