Bholu conducts his business in the following manner: Every once in while he raises his prices by a certain percentage and a while later reduces his price by the same percentage. After one such up-down cycle of increasing and then decreasing his price by x %, the price of the commodity decreases by Rs 100. In the next cycle, he increases and decreases his price by (x/2)% and then sells the commodity for Rs 2376. What is the initial price of the commodity?
The cost of the raw material of a product increases by 30%, the manufacturing cost increases by 20%and the selling price of the product increases by 60%. The raw material and the manufacturing cost, originally, formed 40% and 60% of the total cost respectively. If the original profit was one-fourth the original manufacturing cost, find the approximation new profit percentage.
A small and medium enterprise imports two components A and B from Taiwan and China respectively and assembles them with other components to form a toy. Component A contributes to 10 of production cost. Component B contributes to 20 of the production cost. Usually, the company sells this toy at 20% above the production cost. Due to increase in the raw material and labour cost in both the countries, Component A became 20 costlier and component B became 40 costlier. Owing to these reasons the company increased its selling price by 15. Considering that cost of other components does not change, what will be the profit percentage, if the toy is sold at the new price?
A salesman sells two kinds of trousers: cotton and woollen. A pair of cotton trousers is sold at 30% profit and a pair of woollen trousers is sold at 50% profit. The salesman has calculated that if he sells 100% more woollen trousers than cotton trousers, his overall profit will be 45%. However, he ends up selling 50% more cotton trousers than woollen trousers. What will be his overall profit?
Two persons Raj and Ramu started working for a company in similar jobs on January 1, 1991. Raj’s initial monthly salary was Rs 400, which increases by Rs 40 after every year. Ramu’s initial monthly salary was Rs 500 which increases by Rs 20 after every six months. If these arrangements continue till December 31, 200. Find the total salary they received during that period.