__Ask a Question__

### Question Asked by a Student from EXXAMM.com Team

** Q 1609445318. ** A cloth merchant buys cloth from a weaver and

cheats him by using a scale which is `10 cm` longer

than a normal metre scale. He claims to sell cloth

at the cost price to his customers, but while selling

uses a scale which is `10 cm` shorter than a normal

metre scale. What is his gain?

**CDS 2016 **