# If the cost price and selling price of an article is in the ratio 6:8 what is the profit percentage

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by rahultripathi352

2015-02-27T21:24:50+05:30

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Let the cost price = 6x
selling price = 8x
profit = 8x - 6x = 2x

profit percentage =

Profit is 33.33%.

2015-02-27T21:28:21+05:30

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Profit percentage = profit/cost price ×100
= 8x-6x/6x × 100
= 2x/6x×100
= 100/3
therefore profit is 33.33%.