## Profit and Loss Questions -2 | IBM Aptitude Test

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### Total Expenditure on tapes=Rs.1440 Total Expenditure on heavy duty tapes=3/4*1440=Rs.1080 Total reels of heavy duty tape=1080/30=36 Total savings on heavy duty tape=36*(30-28)=Rs.72 Total Expenditure on regular tapes=1/4*1440=Rs.360 Total reels of regular tape=360/24=15 Total savings on regular tape=15*(24-23)=Rs.15 Total Savings=Rs.72+Rs.15=Rs.87

Question: A company rented a machine for Rs.700/- a month. Five years later the treasurer calculated that if the company had purchased the machine and paid Rs.100/- monthly maintenance charge, the company would have saved Rs.2000/-. What was the purchase price of the machine?

### Solution: Let the price of the machine = x rupee 5 year maintenance charge = 100*60 = 6000 so total investment = x+6000 now total rental charges for five year = 700*60 = 42000 so according to given condition 42000-x-6000 = 2000 so x = 34000

Question: From its total income, A sales company spent Rs.20,000 for advertising, half of the remainder on commissions and had Rs.6000 left. What was its total income?

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