SP of trader A = 1000 (1 + x).
Profit of trader A = 1000 (1 + x) – 1000.
MP of trader B = 2000 (1 + 2x).
SP of trader B = 2000 (1 + 2x) (1 – x).
Profit of trader B = 2000(1 + 2x) (1 – x) – 2000.
Both make the same profit => 1000(1 + x) – 1000 = 2000(1 + 2x) (1 – x) – 2000
1000x = 2000 – 4000x2 + 4000x – 2000x – 2000
4000x2 -1000x = 0
1000x (4x – 1) = 0
=> x = 25%. Answer choice (A)
Correct Answer: 25%
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