A vendor looses the selling price of 4 mangoes on selling 36 mangoes. Find his loss percent.

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Let the selling price of each mango be M. The vendor's loss on selling 36 mangoes is the selling price of 4 mangoes.

The loss is 4M/36M = 1/9

In terms of a percentage this is approximately (1/9)*100 = 11.11%.

The loss of the vendor in terms of the selling price is 11.11%

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