Discount
 An article is listed at ₹ 65. A customer bought this article for ₹ 56.16 with two successive
discounts of which one is 10%. The other discount of this discount scheme that was allowed by the shopkeeper is

 4%
 3%
 6%
 2.5%

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Let the other discount be x%.
65 × 90 × (100 − x) = 56.16 100 100 ⇒ 100 − x = 56.16 × 100 × 100 65 × 90
⇒ 100 – x = 96
⇒ x = 4%Correct Option: A
Let the other discount be x%.
65 × 90 × (100 − x) = 56.16 100 100 ⇒ 100 − x = 56.16 × 100 × 100 65 × 90
⇒ 100 – x = 96
⇒ x = 4%
 What is the maximum percentage discount that a merchant can offer on her marked price so that she ends up selling at no profit or loss, if she had initially marked her goods up by 50% ?

 16.67%
 20%
 50%
 33.33%

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Let cost price = ₹ 100
Marked price = ₹ 150∴ Discount per cent = 50 × 100 = 33.33% 150 Correct Option: D
Let cost price = ₹ 100
Marked price = ₹ 150∴ Discount per cent = 50 × 100 = 33.33% 150
 A tradesman gives 4% discount on the marked price and 1 article free with every 15 articles bought and still gains 35%. The marked price is more than the cost price by —

 40%
 39%
 20%
 50%

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According to question, Discount on articles
1 × 100 = 6.25% 16 Overall discount = − 4 − 6.25 + 4 × 6.25 = −10% 100
Let cost price = ₹ 100, then
selling price = ₹ 135
So, 90% of marked price = 135Marked price = 135 × 100 = ₹ 150 90
Marked price is increased by= 150 − 100 × 100 = 50% 90 Correct Option: D
According to question, Discount on articles
1 × 100 = 6.25% 16 Overall discount = − 4 − 6.25 + 4 × 6.25 = −10% 100
Let cost price = ₹ 100, then
selling price = ₹ 135
So, 90% of marked price = 135Marked price = 135 × 100 = ₹ 150 90
Marked price is increased by= 150 − 100 × 100 = 50% 90
 A shopkeepers announce the same price of ₹ 700 for a shirt. The first offers successive discounts of 30% and 6% while the second offers successive discounts of 20% and 16%. The shopkeeper that offers better discount is more of

 ₹ 22.40
 ₹ 16.80
 ₹ 9.80
 ₹ 36.40

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According to question, selling price of first shopkeeper.
= 700 × 70 × 94 = ₹ 460.60 100 100
Selling price of second shopkeeper= 700 × 80 × 84 = ₹ 470.40 100 100
Required difference = 470.40 – 460.60 = ₹ 9.80
Correct Option: C
According to question, selling price of first shopkeeper.
= 700 × 70 × 94 = ₹ 460.60 100 100
Selling price of second shopkeeper= 700 × 80 × 84 = ₹ 470.40 100 100
Required difference = 470.40 – 460.60 = ₹ 9.80
 A shopkeeper marks the prices of his goods at 25% higher than the original price. After that, he allows a discount of 12% discount. What profit or loss did he get ?

 15% profit
 10% profit
 10% loss
 15% loss

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By question, Profit per cent or loss per cent.
= + 25 − 12 − 25 × 12 = 10% 100
As the sign is +ve so, there is a profit of 10%.Correct Option: B
By question, Profit per cent or loss per cent.
= + 25 − 12 − 25 × 12 = 10% 100
As the sign is +ve so, there is a profit of 10%.