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# A store sells a watch for a profit of 25 percent of the cost. What per

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A store sells a watch for a profit of 25 percent of the cost. What percent of the selling price is the profit?

A. 5%

B. 16 2/3%

C. 20%

D. 33 1/3%

E. 45%

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07 Jan 2019, 04:48
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Bunuel wrote:
A store sells a watch for a profit of 25 percent of the cost. What percent of the selling price is the profit?

A. 5%

B. 16 2/3%

C. 20%

D. 33 1/3%

E. 45%

let original price 100 and 25% profit = 125
so % = 25/125 = 20% IMO C
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