A retailer buys a radio for 225 Rs. His overhead expenses are 15 Rs. He sells the radio for 300 Rs. The profit per cent of the retailer is :

A retailer buys a radio for 225 Rs. His overhead expenses are 15 Rs. He sells the radio for 300 Rs. The profit per cent of the retailer is :
[A]20\%
[B]33\frac{1}{3}\%
[C]25\%
[D]26\frac{2}{3}\%

\mathbf{25\%}
Actual C.P. = 225 + 15 = 240 Rs.
Gain = 300 – 240 = 60 Rs.
∴ Gain per cent =
= \frac{60}{240}\times 100 = 25\%
Hence option [C] is the right answer.

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