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### Question

A packet of 100 electronics components is purchased at a cost of Rs. 500. Each component is sold at Rs. 30. What is the profit in percent terms?

**A**

500%.

**B**

510%.

**C**

495%.

**D**

505%.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Cost of each component = 500/100 = Rs. 5. Profit per component = 30 - 5 = 25. Profit percentage = (25/5) × 100 = 500%.