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A refrigerator costs rupees 21280 including VAT at the rate of 12%.find the price of the refrigerator before VAT was added

Asked by ajayrath7 9th October 2017, 2:54 PM
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begin mathsize 16px style Let space the space price space of space the space refrigerator space before space VAT space is space added space be space Rs. space straight x.
Then comma
VAT space of space refrigerator equals 12 percent sign space of space straight x equals Rs. space space fraction numerator 12 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction equals Rs. space fraction numerator 3 straight x over denominator 25 end fraction
therefore space Selling space price space of space refrigerator equals Rs. space space open parentheses straight x plus fraction numerator 3 straight x over denominator 25 end fraction close parentheses equals Rs. space space fraction numerator 28 straight x over denominator 25 end fraction
Since space the space refrigerator space costs space Rs. space 21280 comma
rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 28 straight x over denominator 25 end fraction equals 21280
rightwards double arrow straight x equals fraction numerator 21280 cross times 25 over denominator 28 end fraction equals Rs. space 19000
Thus comma space the space price space of space the space refrigerator space before space VAT space was space added space is space rS. space 19 comma 000. end style
Answered by Expert 18th December 2017, 11:18 AM
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