Profit & Loss

Fast trick to solve the profit and loss.

Formula for profit and loss % -


This formula will used whene profit and loss % are different.and if we get the positive value then its profit and if we have negative value then its loss .

% = [ X1 - X2 - ( X1X2 / 100) ] %


Example-

A shopkeeper sells two time watch in the same price , making a profit of '64%' on one and a loss '71%' on the other find the profit or loss %.

Putting the value in formula-

% = [ X1 - X2 - ( X1X2 / 100) ] %

% = [64 - 71 - (64 * 71 / 100)]

% = [-7 - 45.44]

% = -52.44

Loss % will Be 52.44%.