The cost price of an article is rs 500.The shopkeeper sells it at a gain of 25/2 percent .ST of 15 percent also charged. Find the amount payable by the customer 

 

Asked by Papppu10696 | 4th Jan, 2020, 04:56: PM

Expert Answer:

 
Given: 
 
Cost Price = Rs. 500 , gain% = 25/2 and sales tax = 15%
 
To find: Amount payable by the customer = ?
 
begin mathsize 16px style Gain percent sign equals space fraction numerator gain over denominator Cost space price space end fraction cross times 100
rightwards double arrow 25 over 2 equals space fraction numerator gain over denominator 500 space end fraction cross times 100
rightwards double arrow space gain space equals Rs. space 62.5
Selling space price space of space an space article space equals space 500 space plus space 62.5 space equals space Rs. space 562.5
15 percent sign space of space 562.5 space equals space Rs. space 84.375
rightwards double arrow Amount space payable space by space the space customer space equals space 562.5 plus 84.375 space equals space Rs. space 646. space 875
end style

Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 6th Jan, 2020, 12:25: PM

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