# percentage

• Aug 20th 2009, 09:54 AM
arunachalam.s
percentage
Given that a person having two assets, sells one asset at $21 X 10^4 making 25% profit and other at$21 X 10^4 loosing 25%. What is the difference between the sum of initial assets value and $42 x 10^5 ? i got a answer of 37.52*10^5 is it correct • Aug 20th 2009, 02:19 PM skeeter Quote: Originally Posted by arunachalam.s Given that a person having two assets, sells one asset at$21 X 104 making 25% profit and other at $21 X 104 loosing 25%. What is the difference between the sum of initial assets value and$42 x 105 ?

i got a answer of 37.52*10^5 is it correct

if I have deciphered the wording correctly ...

$\left(\frac{21 \cdot 104}{1.25} + \frac{21 \cdot 104}{0.75}\right) - 42 \cdot 105 = 249.2$
• Aug 21st 2009, 05:38 AM
arunachalam.s
i m sorry thats 21*10^4 its not 21.104 sorry i forget to put ^ symbol
• Dec 1st 2009, 08:51 AM
aprajita.ranjan
(210000) x 100/125 + (210000) x 100/75 - 420000
= 168000 + 280000 - 420000
28000