Discount
 A shopkeeper gives two successive discounts of 7% each on the marked price of Rs. 20,000 of an article. The selling price of the article is

 Rs. 12,978
 Rs. 19,278
 Rs. 18,927
 Rs. 17,298

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Single equivalent discount for two successive discounts of 7% each.
= 7 + 7 − 7 × 7 % = (14 – 0.49)% = 13.51% 100
Marked price of article = Rs. 20000
∴ Required S.P.
= (100 – 13.51)% of Rs. 20000= Rs. 20000 × 86.94 = Rs. 17298 100 Correct Option: D
Single equivalent discount for two successive discounts of 7% each.
= 7 + 7 − 7 × 7 % = (14 – 0.49)% = 13.51% 100
Marked price of article = Rs. 20000
∴ Required S.P.
= (100 – 13.51)% of Rs. 20000= Rs. 20000 × 86.94 = Rs. 17298 100
 A dealer marks a washing machine for Rs. 7500, and allows a discount of 6% on it. Find its selling price.

 Rs. 6850
 Rs. 7050
 Rs. 7250
 Rs. 6950

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S.P. of washing machine
= (100 – 6) % of Rs. 7500= Rs. 7500 × 94 = Rs. 7050 100 Correct Option: B
S.P. of washing machine
= (100 – 6) % of Rs. 7500= Rs. 7500 × 94 = Rs. 7050 100
 A fan is listed at Rs. 150 with a discount of 20%. What additional discount must be offered to the customer to bring the net price to Rs. 108 ?


11 1 % 9  15%
 8%
 None of these


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After a discount of 20%,
Price of fan = Rs. 150 × 80 = Rs. 120 100
Again, discount
= Rs. (120 – 108) = Rs. 12
∴ x% of 120 = 12⇒ x × 120 = 12 100 ⇒ x = 1200 = 10% 120 Correct Option: D
After a discount of 20%,
Price of fan = Rs. 150 × 80 = Rs. 120 100
Again, discount
= Rs. (120 – 108) = Rs. 12
∴ x% of 120 = 12⇒ x × 120 = 12 100 ⇒ x = 1200 = 10% 120
 A dealer allows a discount of 15%. A customer pays an amount of Rs. 318.75 for an article. At what price is the article listed ?

 Rs. 366.50
 Rs. 375.00
 Rs. 350.00
 Rs. 431.25

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Let the marked price of article be Rs. x.
According to the question,
(100– 15)% of x = 318.75⇒ x × 85 = 318.75 100 ⇒ x = 318.75 × 100 = Rs. 375 85 Correct Option: B
Let the marked price of article be Rs. x.
According to the question,
(100– 15)% of x = 318.75⇒ x × 85 = 318.75 100 ⇒ x = 318.75 × 100 = Rs. 375 85
 A watch is listed for Rs. 230 and is sold at a discount of 12%. The sale price of the watch is

 Rs. 27.6
 Rs. 276
 Rs. 202.4
 Rs. 257.6

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Marked price of watch = Rs. 230
Discount = 12%
∴ S.P. of watch = (100 – 12)% of Rs. 230= Rs. 230 × 88 = Rs. 202.4 100 Correct Option: C
Marked price of watch = Rs. 230
Discount = 12%
∴ S.P. of watch = (100 – 12)% of Rs. 230= Rs. 230 × 88 = Rs. 202.4 100