# Profit and Loss Concept with Formulas

In business, we always hear that the company is running at a huge profit or loss. The profit and loss calculation is the important thing in business as well as in competitive examination. Each year and each competitive examination ask one or several questions from this chapter, where Mathematics is enlisted as the part of the syllabus. So we need to know the core concept of Profit and loss section to score well in our competitive examination, and also we should earn the ability to solve this aptitude in the shortcut and tricky method to save our time in the competing exam hall.

## Terms of Profit and Loss

Profit:  A seller got extra money from the cost price. Where cost price is the price of money spent seller before selling a product.

Loss: Loss is the opposite of profit, means the less price from the cost price.
Mark Price: -The seller or producer of the product write the price on the sticker of the product. Usually, it is higher than the cost price.

Selling price: - A price which gives the customer to the seller.

Discount: - Sometime and somewhere seller take less amount from the customer than the market price to attract customer for selling more product.

### Formulas for profit and gain percentage

The essential concept is provided above. Look at below for important formulas.

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I have put all the formula on the images. Clearly, you can observe and find out the answer by using the above formula. Where the minimum three data from C.P, S.P, loss percentage and the gain percentage has given and ask one of them. It was the basic formula for the math chapter Profit and Loss. In the next tutorial, we will discuss each formula with aptitude question and solution. Also, you will know how to apply formulas on advance or exam level aptitude to execute correct answer.