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# A merchant sells a radio for $80, thereby making a profit of 25% of SORT BY: Tags: Show Tags Hide Tags Math Expert Joined: 02 Sep 2009 Posts: 94517 Own Kudos [?]: 643144 [6] Given Kudos: 86719 Most Helpful Reply examPAL Representative Joined: 07 Dec 2017 Posts: 1048 Own Kudos [?]: 1799 [6] Given Kudos: 26 General Discussion Senior Manager Joined: 07 Jul 2012 Posts: 281 Own Kudos [?]: 325 [0] Given Kudos: 71 Location: India Concentration: Finance, Accounting GPA: 3.5 Board of Directors Joined: 11 Jun 2011 Status:QA & VA Forum Moderator Posts: 6049 Own Kudos [?]: 4767 [1] Given Kudos: 463 Location: India GPA: 3.5 WE:Business Development (Commercial Banking) Re: A merchant sells a radio for$80, thereby making a profit of 25% of [#permalink]
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A merchant sells a radio for $80, thereby making a profit of 25% of the cost. What is the ratio of cost to selling price? (A) 4/5 (B) 3/4 (C) 5/6 (D) 2/3 (E) 3/5 Let CP = 100 & SP = 125 So, ratio of cost to selling price = $$\frac{100}{125} = \frac{4}{5}$$, Answer must be (A) Target Test Prep Representative Joined: 14 Oct 2015 Status:Founder & CEO Affiliations: Target Test Prep Posts: 19176 Own Kudos [?]: 22696 [1] Given Kudos: 286 Location: United States (CA) Re: A merchant sells a radio for$80, thereby making a profit of 25% of [#permalink]
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A merchant sells a radio for $80, thereby making a profit of 25% of the cost. What is the ratio of cost to selling price? (A) 4/5 (B) 3/4 (C) 5/6 (D) 2/3 (E) 3/5 We can create the following equation: 80 - c = 0.25c 80 = 1.25c 64 = c The ratio of cost to selling price is 64/80 = 8/10 = 4/5. Answer: A Manager Joined: 28 Sep 2020 Posts: 88 Own Kudos [?]: 16 [0] Given Kudos: 124 Location: India Re: A merchant sells a radio for$80, thereby making a profit of 25% of [#permalink]
(s-c)/c*100=25
divide by s
ans=4/5
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Re: A merchant sells a radio for $80, thereby making a profit of 25% of [#permalink] Expert Reply C.P. : 80 S.P. : $$80 * \frac{125}{100} = 100$$ Ratio: $$\frac{80}{100}= \frac{4}{5}$$ Answer A Non-Human User Joined: 09 Sep 2013 Posts: 34044 Own Kudos [?]: 853 [0] Given Kudos: 0 Re: A merchant sells a radio for$80, thereby making a profit of 25% of [#permalink]
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