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A milkman purchases the milk at Rs. x per litre and sells it at Rs. 2x per litre still he mixes 2 litres water with every 6 liters of pure milk. What is the profit percentage?

1)116%

2)166.66%

3)60%

4)100%


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    Let the cost price of 1 litre pure milk be Re. 1 then
    {(6 litres (milk)→CP=Rs.6)¦(2 litres (water)CP=Rs.0)}→CP+Rs. 6 only.
    and 8 litre mixture →SP→8×2=Rs.16
    Profit=(16-6)/6×100= 1000/6=166.66%


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