## Discount

#### Discount

1. A cash payment that will settle a bill for 250 chairs at ₹ 50 per chair less 20% and 15% with a further discount of 5% on cash payment is :
1. ₹ 8075
2. ₹ 7025
3. ₹ 8500
4. ₹ 7125

1. By question, original price of 250 chairs
= 250 × 50 = ₹ 12500

 Price after discount = 12500 × 80 × 85 × 95 = ₹ 8075 100 100 100

##### Correct Option: A

By question, original price of 250 chairs
= 250 × 50 = ₹ 12500

 Price after discount = 12500 × 80 × 85 × 95 = ₹ 8075 100 100 100

1. A shopkeeper sold a TV set for ₹ 17940, with a discount of 8% and gained 19.6%. If no discount is allowed, then what will be his gain per cent ?
1. 25%
2. 26.4 %
3. 24.8%
4. 30%

1. SP = 17940, Discount = 8%

 ∴  MP = 17940 = ₹ 19500 0.92

∴  Gain = 19.6% (given)
 ∴  CP = 17940 = ₹ 15000 1.196

New SP without discount = ₹ 19500
Gain = (19500 – 15000) = ₹ 4500
 ∴  Gain per cent = 4500 × 100 = 30% 15000

##### Correct Option: D

SP = 17940, Discount = 8%

 ∴  MP = 17940 = ₹ 19500 0.92

∴  Gain = 19.6% (given)
 ∴  CP = 17940 = ₹ 15000 1.196

New SP without discount = ₹ 19500
Gain = (19500 – 15000) = ₹ 4500
 ∴  Gain per cent = 4500 × 100 = 30% 15000

1. A bicycle originally costs ₹ 100 and was discounted 10%. After three months, it was sold after being discounted 15%. How much was the bicycle sold for ?
1. ₹ 55.5
2. ₹ 95.25
3. ₹ 76.5
4. None of these

1. According to question, SP of
bicycle = 100 × 0.9 × 0.85 = ₹ 76.50

##### Correct Option: C

According to question, SP of
bicycle = 100 × 0.9 × 0.85 = ₹ 76.50

1. Sunder purchased an office bag with a price tag of ₹ 600 in a sale where 25% discount was being offered on the tag price. He was given a further discount of 10% on the amount arrived at after giving usual 25% discount. What was the final amount paid by Sunder ?
1. ₹ 210
2. ₹ 540
3. ₹ 405
4. ₹ 450

1. Final amount after giving successive discounts of 25% and 10%
= 600 × 0.75 × 0.9 = 405

##### Correct Option: C

Final amount after giving successive discounts of 25% and 10%
= 600 × 0.75 × 0.9 = 405

1. A merchant allows 5% discount on the marked price of an article to his customers. What price should he mark on an article the cost price of which is 712.50, so as to make a clear
 profit of 33 1 % on his outlay ? 3
1. ₹ 1000
2. ₹ 1200
3. ₹ 980
4. ₹ 960

1. Let the marked price be x.

 ∴ 95x = 712.50 × 400 100 300

 ⇒ 95x = 712.5 × 4 100 3

 ⇒  x = 712.5 × 4 × 100 = ₹ 1000 3 × 95

##### Correct Option: A

Let the marked price be x.

 ∴ 95x = 712.50 × 400 100 300

 ⇒ 95x = 712.5 × 4 100 3

 ⇒  x = 712.5 × 4 × 100 = ₹ 1000 3 × 95