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**Hint 1 : **

Cost price and profit percentage are given.

Cost price = C.P, Profit percentage = P%

Then Selling price (S.P) = (100+P)% x C.P

**Hint 2 : **

Cost price and loss percentage are given.

Cost price = C.P, Loss percentage = L%

Then Selling price (S.P) = (100 - L)% x C.P

**Hint 3 : **

Profit = S.P - C.P

Loss = C.P - S.P

**Hint 4 : **

Cost price and Profit are given

Cost price = C.P, Profit = "K"

**Hint 5 : **

Cost price and Loss are given

Cost price = C.P, Loss = "K"

**Hint 6 : **

Selling price and profit percentage are given.

How to find cost price ?

Use "Hint 1" and solve for C.P

**Hint 7 : **

Selling price and loss percentage are given.

How to find cost price ?

Use "Hint 2" and solve for C.P

**Hint 8 : **

Marked Price : It is the price before discount given

Selling price = Marked price - Discount value

**Hint 9 : **

Marked price = M.P, Discount = D%

Then, Discount value = (D% ) x M.P

Selling price (S.P) = (100 - D)% x M.P

**Hint 10 : **

Marked price (M.P) and discount value are given.

Then shortcut to find the discount percentage is,

**Hint 11 : **

RETAILER USING FALSE WEIGHT :

A trader cheats his customer to make a profit by stating that he sells at cost price.But he gives his customer less than 1000 grams (false weight) for every kg.

Cheated value = Original weight - False weight

Then shortcut to find profit percentage is,

**Hint 12 : **

**Hint 13 :**

Here we have have listed out all the shortcuts which are required to solve profit and loss problems. Students can solve any word problem on profit and loss using the shortcuts which have been explained above.

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