Discount
 The list price of TV is Rs. 2300 and discount series is found to be 25% and 10%. Then the selling price of TV is

 Rs.1255.5
 Rs.1525.5
 Rs.1552.5
 Rs.1555.2

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Single equivalent discount for 25% and 10%
= 25 + 10 − 25 × 10 % 100
= (35 – 2.5)% = 32.5%
∴ S.P. of Television = (100 – 32.5)% of Rs. 2300= Rs. 2300 × 67.5 = Rs. 1552.50 100 Correct Option: C
Single equivalent discount for 25% and 10%
= 25 + 10 − 25 × 10 % 100
= (35 – 2.5)% = 32.5%
∴ S.P. of Television = (100 – 32.5)% of Rs. 2300= Rs. 2300 × 67.5 = Rs. 1552.50 100
 A bookseller allowed 15% discount on the books sold. Sunil purchased books worth Rs. 1500. How much will he have to pay to the bookseller.

 Rs. 1200
 Rs. 1250
 Rs. 1275
 Rs. 1300

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Cost of books = Rs. 1500
Discount per cent = 15%
∴ Their S.P. = 85% of 1500= Rs. 1500 × 85 = Rs. 1275 100 Correct Option: C
Cost of books = Rs. 1500
Discount per cent = 15%
∴ Their S.P. = 85% of 1500= Rs. 1500 × 85 = Rs. 1275 100
 An article marked at Rs. 540 is sold at Rs. 496.80 in an offseason offer. Then the rate of discount offered (in per cent) is

 7
 7.5
 8
 10

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Discount given
= Rs. (540 – 496.80)
= Rs. 43.20
If the rate of discount be x%, then
x% of 540 = 43.20⇒ 540 × x = 43.20 100 ⇒ x = 43.20 × 100 = 8% 540 Correct Option: C
Discount given
= Rs. (540 – 496.80)
= Rs. 43.20
If the rate of discount be x%, then
x% of 540 = 43.20⇒ 540 × x = 43.20 100 ⇒ x = 43.20 × 100 = 8% 540
 A cloth merchant has announced 25% rebate in prices. If one needs to have a rebate of Rs. 40, then how many metres of cloth costing Rs. 32 per metre he should purchase ?

 6 m
 5 m
 10 m
 7 m

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Length of cloth bought = x metre (let)
Its cost = Rs. 32x
According to the question,
25% of 32x = 40⇒ 32x × 1 = 40 4
⇒ 8x = 40⇒ x = 40 = 5 metre 8 Correct Option: B
Length of cloth bought = x metre (let)
Its cost = Rs. 32x
According to the question,
25% of 32x = 40⇒ 32x × 1 = 40 4
⇒ 8x = 40⇒ x = 40 = 5 metre 8
 A sells a car priced at Rs. 36,000. He gives a discount of 8% on the first Rs. 20,000 and
5% on the remaining Rs. 16,000. B also sells a car of the same make, priced at Rs. 36,000. He gives a discount of 7% on the total price. Calculate the actual prices charged by A and B for the cars.

 A = Rs. 33,500;
B = Rs. 33,400  A = Rs. 33,480;
B = Rs. 33,600  A = Rs. 33,450;
B = Rs. 33,650  A = Rs. 33,600;
B = Rs. 33,480
 A = Rs. 33,500;

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Actual price charged by A
= Rs. 20000 × 92 + 16000 × 95 100 100
= Rs. (18400 + 15200)
= Rs. 33600Actual price charged by B = Rs. 36000 × 93 = Rs. 33480 100 Correct Option: D
Actual price charged by A
= Rs. 20000 × 92 + 16000 × 95 100 100
= Rs. (18400 + 15200)
= Rs. 33600Actual price charged by B = Rs. 36000 × 93 = Rs. 33480 100