# How much profit in a actual cost did he decide to get in the earlier structure of watch?

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A shopkeeper decides to give a discount of 20% + 30% on the printed price of a watch, but unfortunately the printed banner comes with the print as 30%+40% discount. If he gets a gain of only 5% of actual cost of watch in this new structure then how much profit in a actual cost did he decide to get in the earlier structure.

posted Aug 27, 2014
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so the ans is 30.15%

its directly

70%-- 5%
44% --- ????

= 44*5/70
= 30.15%

solution Aug 27, 2014

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