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If the selling price of 16 water bottels is equal to the cost price of 17 water bottels. Find the gain percent earned by the leader ?

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= C.P. - S.P.

= 17 - 16

= **1**

then,

= **1**/16*100

Answer = **6.25** %

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**Posted by:** 53114 **in** Genius Young Minds. 3 years ago, Total Answer(s): 1

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Let the C.P of 1 bottle be Rs 1

So the cost f 17 bottles = Rs 17

Therefore, S.P of 16 bottles = Rs 17

Gain= S.P of 16 bottles - C.P of 16 bottles

= Rs 17 - Rs 16 = Re 1

Gain% = Gain/C.P X 100

= 1/16 X 100 = 6.25%

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