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Q: A milkman has 20 liters of milk. If he mixes 5 liters of water, which is freely available, in 20 liters of pure milk. If the cost of pure milk is Rs. 18 per litre, then the profit of the milkman, when he sells all the mixture at  cost price, is:

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    20%
  • 2
    25%
  • 3
    33.33%
  • 4
    18%
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Answer : 2. "25%"
Explanation :

Answer: B) 25% Explanation: When the water is freely available and all the water is sold at the price of the milk, then the water gives the profit on the cost of 20 litres of milk.     Since,    the profit % = ProfitCostPricex100 Therefore, profit percentage = 520x100  = 25%

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