A man sells 5 eggs for 10 rupees and gains 20% profit.How much eggs did he buy for Rs.10?
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Because if the posted question is correct, then here is a possible solution.
If he sold 5 eggs for Rs. 10, then each egg is sold for 10/5 = Rs. 2.00
If profit is 20%, then Rs. 2.00 is 1.20 times the cost of an egg.
So, 2.00 /1.2 = Rs. (1 and 2/3) per egg the man bought.
And if he had Rs. 10 to buy, then,
10/(1 +2/3)
= 10 / (5/3)
= 10 * 3/5
= 30/5
= 6 eggs he bought for Rs.10. -----answer.