# A dishonest shopkeeper professes to sell pulses at his cost price but uses a false weight of 950 gm for each kilogram.

**Question:**

A dishonest shopkeeper professes to sell pulses at his cost price but uses a false weight of 950 gm for each kilogram. Find his gain percent.

**Solution:**

He sells $950 \mathrm{gm}$ pulses and gets a gain of $50 \mathrm{gm}$.

If he sells $100 \mathrm{gm}$ of pulses, he will gain $=\frac{50}{950} \times 100$

$=\frac{5000}{950}$

$=5 \frac{5}{19} \%$