Dinesh bought an article for rupees 374 which included a discount of 15% on the marked price and a sales tax of 10% on the reduced price find the marked price of the article

Asked by alishabehera67 | 12th Oct, 2019, 07:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Let space marked space price space be space Rs. space straight x space
Discount space equals space 15 percent sign space of space straight x space equals fraction numerator 15 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction
Price space after space discount space equals space straight x space – space fraction numerator 15 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction space equals fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction
Sales space Tax space equals space 10 percent sign space of space fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction space equals space 10 over 100 cross times fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction space equals space fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 1000 end fraction
Price space including space sales space tax space equals space fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction plus fraction numerator 85 straight x over denominator 1000 end fraction space equals fraction numerator 935 straight x over denominator 1000 end fraction space
So comma
fraction numerator 935 straight x over denominator 1000 end fraction space equals space Rs. space 374 space
straight x space equals Rs. space 400

Answered by Arun | 12th Oct, 2019, 09:36: PM

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