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morpheus_111
06-20-2009, 10:55 AM
There was once a farmer, he bought a cattle for Rs 600. Then he sold it for Rs 700. He felt of buying it again so he purchased it again for Rs 800 and sold it Again for Rs 900. Find the amount he got as profit.

Dont just give the number.. give explanation in support to your ans too

sveetzara
06-20-2009, 11:00 AM
There was once a farmer, he bought a cattle for Rs 600. Then he sold it for Rs 700. He felt of buying it again so he purchased it again for Rs 800 and sold it Again for Rs 900. Find the amount he got as profit.

Dont just give the number.. give explanation in support to your ans too


700-600=100

900-800=100

i think profit will be 200

i know my answer will be definitely wrong...

srimayee94
06-20-2009, 11:21 AM
first he bought it for 600, and sold it for 700, that makes a profit of 100....


he bought is back for 800, matlab loss of 100,

so no loss no gain so far, finally he sold it for 900, matlab gain of 300 from beginning to the end, am i right???

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-20-2009, 11:37 AM
NO PROFIT

sveetzara
06-20-2009, 11:41 AM
ajnabbe thats what i answered 1st... then i was confused... is liye edit ker dia... wesey lets c....

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-20-2009, 11:43 AM
yeah lets c..

srimayee94
06-20-2009, 11:44 AM
where's morpheus???

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-20-2009, 11:48 AM
I DON'T KNOW

Beyond^Imaginations
06-20-2009, 01:52 PM
He got the Total Profit of Rs.200

He buys for Rs. 600
when he sells for 700 ..... he gets 100 profit

He buys it for Rs.800.....
So no profit no loss........!!!!!!

When he sells it for 900.......... he gets 900!!!

which are 200 more when he bought the cattle..!!!

Am I right?

srimayee94
06-20-2009, 02:36 PM
so, wat's the answer??????

Commondo
06-20-2009, 03:17 PM
Profit is Rs. 200,

Farmer's total investment is 700 from his pocket and he got 900 from his final sale, so the profit is 200.

sunnyajmal
06-20-2009, 03:40 PM
The profit is 100.......

srimayee94
06-20-2009, 03:41 PM
how???

sunnyajmal
06-20-2009, 03:48 PM
coz he baught it for 600 and sold at 700 so 100 profit
then he baught it again for 800 so the profit gone, balance = 0
sold again for 900 then the profit is = 100

Vels88
06-20-2009, 04:06 PM
There was once a farmer, he bought a cattle for Rs 600. Then he sold it for Rs 700. He felt of buying it again so he purchased it again for Rs 800 and sold it Again for Rs 900. Find the amount he got as profit.

Dont just give the number.. give explanation in support to your ans too

bought for 600

sold for 700
600+100=700 gain 100

again bought for 800
700+100=800 loss 100

and again sold for 900
800+100=900 gain 100

So gain 100 and loss 100 and then gain 100
so 100 is the answer

sunnyajmal
06-20-2009, 04:18 PM
yea i answered the same na........

jojo_patty
06-20-2009, 06:11 PM
Answer - No Profit. :)

sabercool
06-20-2009, 08:19 PM
Answer is no profit.

first he purchased for -600
Then sold for 700(100 profit)
Then again
purchased -800(100 loss)
Then again sold 900(100 profit)

so total profit is 100

sabercool
06-20-2009, 08:21 PM
But if we dont consider Rs. 100 loss for the second purchase the answer will be 200.

morpheus_111
06-20-2009, 10:09 PM
Hello guyzz..

Its a very simple question.. if u think with a cool mind you will get the answer.

I REPEAT, ANSWER IS NOT THAT IMPORTANT MANY OF YOU HAVE REPEATED THE CORRECT FIGURE. EXCEPT ONE, ALL EXPLANATIONS ARE WRONG. I NEED CORRECT EXPLANATION.
Hints:

1)Its not a tricky question (do not strain ur brain)... it is simple and straight.
2)Imagine yourself in a market doing business with certain amount, say 'x' .. now do your computation.

I'll wait untill tommorow if none are able to explain it correctly then I'll give the answer with explanation.

I hope with the hepl of the hints above my friends will be able to explain the solution.

Cheers.

morpheus_111
06-22-2009, 12:57 AM
Suppose I have a saving of Rs 'x'

I start business with that amount and after few transactions my savings are Rs 'x + n'

Do you all agree that Rs 'n' is my profit ?? I do.

Now, let me apply the same in this question

I bought the cattle for Rs 600

My savings read : Rs x-600

I sell it for Rs 700

My savings x-600+700 = x+100

I again bought the cattle for 800

My savings x+100-800 = x-700

I sell it for 900

My savings x-700+900 = x+200

therefore profit is............. yes 200

sabercool
06-22-2009, 01:01 AM
Congratulations..............Commondo and Zara.

sveetzara
06-22-2009, 08:56 PM
:yahoo!: its my 1st time that i won..lolz.. cngrats commondo.... :tunparty: :hi5: :clap9: :baja:

Commondo
06-22-2009, 09:02 PM
:smt038 :smt038 :smt038 \:D/ \:D/ :baja: :baja: :baja: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!: :yahoo!:

congrats to you too zara.... :clap2: :clap2: :clap2: :clap2: :clap9: :clap9: :clap9:

thanx saber...

srimayee94
06-22-2009, 10:05 PM
hahahha, congrats to both of ya........

sabercool
06-23-2009, 01:09 AM
u r welcome.

sveetzara
06-23-2009, 10:25 AM
:handshake: :okay:

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-23-2009, 11:10 AM
CONGATULATIONS..
ZARA tum bhi pakistani team ho gayi ho

dandypilot
06-23-2009, 11:17 AM
End Profit is Rs 100.
Buys for 600 and sells for 700 - Profit 100
Buys for 800 and sells for 900 - Profit 100
Loss between first and second buy 100
Total profit 100

Commondo
06-23-2009, 11:17 AM
hehhee....

thanx sri...

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-23-2009, 12:48 PM
yeah pilot ka jawab tu galat ho gaya hai

sveetzara
06-23-2009, 09:00 PM
whoz pilot here?

(` (Ajnabee) )
06-24-2009, 10:15 AM
End Profit is Rs 100.
Buys for 600 and sells for 700 - Profit 100
Buys for 800 and sells for 900 - Profit 100
Loss between first and second buy 100
Total profit 100

it was posted by dandypilot ryt