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 The original price of a TV set is Rs. 6,000. If the price is discounted by 20% and then raised by 10% for service contract, the price charged by the shopkeeper is

 Rs. 5400
 Rs. 5280
 Rs. 5100
 Rs.4200

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Price of T.V. set after discount = 80% of Rs. 6000
= Rs. 6000 × 80 = Rs. 4800 100 S.P. of T.V. set with service contract = Rs. 4800 × 110 = Rs. 5280 100 Correct Option: B
Price of T.V. set after discount = 80% of Rs. 6000
= Rs. 6000 × 80 = Rs. 4800 100 S.P. of T.V. set with service contract = Rs. 4800 × 110 = Rs. 5280 100
 A shopkeeper used to allow a discount of Rs. 20 on a product. He doubles the discount on the product and sold it for Rs. 80. What was the percentage of discount offered ?

 20%
 25%
 30%
 33.33%

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Marked price of article = 80 + 40 = Rs. 120
If the discount be x%, then
x% of 120 = Rs. 40⇒ 120 × x = 40 100 ⇒ x = 40 × 100 = 100 = 100 = 33.33% 120 3 3 Correct Option: D
Marked price of article = 80 + 40 = Rs. 120
If the discount be x%, then
x% of 120 = Rs. 40⇒ 120 × x = 40 100 ⇒ x = 40 × 100 = 100 = 100 = 33.33% 120 3 3
 Ramesh marks his goods 30% above cost price. If he ssells the item for . 910 after allowing a discount of 15 %, find his cost price.

 Rs. 823.5
 Rs. 758
 Rs. 814.2
 Rs. 856.5

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C.P. of article = Rs. x.
∴ Marked price = 130x 100 = Rs. 13x 10
According to the question,13x = 85 = 910 10 100
⇒ 13x × 85 = 910 × 1000⇒ x = 910000 = Rs. 823.5 13 × 85 Correct Option: A
C.P. of article = Rs. x.
∴ Marked price = 130x 100 = Rs. 13x 10
According to the question,13x = 85 = 910 10 100
⇒ 13x × 85 = 910 × 1000⇒ x = 910000 = Rs. 823.5 13 × 85
 A shopkeeper allows 20% discount on his advertised price and to make a profit of 25% on his outlay. What is the advertised price (in Rs.) on which he gains Rs. 6000 ?

 36000
 37500
 39000
 42500

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Profit on outlay = Rs. 6000
According to the question,
25% of outlay = Rs. 6000∴ Outlay = 6000 × 100 = Rs. 24000 25
Again, if the advertised price be Rs. x, thenx × 80 = Rs. (24000 + 6000) 100 ⇒ x = 30000 × 100 = Rs. 37500 80 Correct Option: B
Profit on outlay = Rs. 6000
According to the question,
25% of outlay = Rs. 6000∴ Outlay = 6000 × 100 = Rs. 24000 25
Again, if the advertised price be Rs. x, thenx × 80 = Rs. (24000 + 6000) 100 ⇒ x = 30000 × 100 = Rs. 37500 80
 A house was sold for Rs. y by giving a discount of x%, then the list price was :


100y 100 − x 
100y 1 − x 100 
100x 100 − y 
100y 1 − x


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Let the marked price of building be Rs. z.
∴ According to the question,
z × (100 – x)% = y⇒ z × 100 − x = y 100 ⇒ z = Rs. 100y 100 − x
Second Method :
S.P. = Rs. y, D = x %M.P. = SP × 100 100 − D M.P. = y × 100 100 − x Correct Option: A
Let the marked price of building be Rs. z.
∴ According to the question,
z × (100 – x)% = y⇒ z × 100 − x = y 100 ⇒ z = Rs. 100y 100 − x
Second Method :
S.P. = Rs. y, D = x %M.P. = SP × 100 100 − D M.P. = y × 100 100 − x