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Hi

Please help with this one :

A merchant sold 1000 widgets with no profit or loss. For the next widgets he sold ffor a profit of 0.50$ each and now his total profit is p. Now calculate the whole profit he made including the 100 widgets.

Answer is :2p+1000


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Re: Profit Loss Question [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2010, 05:27
May be it should be "Now calculate the whole profit he made including the 1000 widgets"?
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Re: Profit Loss Question [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2010, 06:34
Yeah, sorry for the typo, you're right, it should be 1000 instead of 100.
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Re: Profit Loss Question [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2010, 08:17
I still have some doubts about the question above....
is it correct question...???

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