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    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
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    Quote Originally Posted by arunachalam.s View Post
    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
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    i m sorry thats 21*10^4 its not 21.104 sorry i forget to put ^ symbol
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    (210000) x 100/125 + (210000) x 100/75 - 420000
    = 168000 + 280000 - 420000
    28000
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