# How to solve this Profit and Loss question

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Vijay bought some pens for Rs.540. He lost 2 pens on his way back to the shop. Then, he sold the rest of the pens at Rs.6 per pen more than what he gave for them. On the whole transaction, Vijay gained 10% on his outlay. How many pens did Vijay buy?

Vijay bought some pens for Rs.540. He lost 2 pens on his way back to the shop. Then, he sold the rest of the pens at Rs.6 per pen more than what he gave for them. On the whole transaction, Vijay gained 10% on his outlay. How many pens did Vijay buy?