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## Discount Questions

81. A single discount equivalent to successive discounts of 20%, 10% and 5% is –

Correct Ans:31.60%
Explanation:
Single discount for 20% and 10% =(20 + 10 – (20*10) /100) % = 28% Single equivalent discount for 28 % and 5 % =(28 + 5 – (28*5) / 100) % = 31.6%
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82. The marked price of piano was ?15000. At the time of sale, there were successive discounts of 20%, 10% and 10% respectively on it. The sale price was

Correct Ans:9,720
Explanation:
Single equivalent discount for 20% and 10% = (20 + 10 ( 20*10) / 100)% = 28% Single equivalent discount for 28% and 5% = (28 + 10 – (28*10)/100) = 35.2% SP of Piano = (15000 x (100 35.2))/ 100 = 9720
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83. A shopkeeper purchased a chair marked at Rs.600 at two successive discounts of 15% and 20% respectively. He spent Rs.28 on transportation and sold the chair for Rs. 545. His gain percent was?

Correct Ans:25%
Explanation:
C.P of the chair = (600 – (600 x 15)/100) x 80/100
=(510 x 80)/100 = Rs.408
Actual C.P = 408 + 28 = 436
Therefore Gain Percent =(545 – 436)/436 x 100 = 25%
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84. An article was bought for Rs. 3700. Its price was marked up by 30 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 12 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:577.2
Explanation:
Marked Price = 3700 x 130/100 = 4810 Discount = 577.2
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85. An article was bought for Rs. 3800. Its price was marked up by 25 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 15 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:712.5
Explanation:
Marked Price = 3800 x 125/100 = 4750 Discount = 712.5
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86. An article was bought for Rs. 3900. Its price was marked up by 22 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 15 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:713.7
Explanation:
Marked Price = 3900 x 122/100 = 4758 Discount = 713.7
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87. An article was bought for Rs. 4000. Its price was marked up by 14 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 11 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given?

Correct Ans:501.6
Explanation:
Given, Cost price (C.P) = Rs. 4000
Marked price = 14% more than C.P
= [(14/100) * 4000] + 4000
= 560 + 4000
= 4560
=> Marked price = 4560

The article is sold at a discount of 11 % on the marked price
Which means, Discount = 11% of Marked price
=> Discount = (11/100) * 4560
=> Discount = 501.6 Rs.
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88. An article was bought for Rs. 4100. Its price was marked up by 14 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 12 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:560.88
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4100 x 114/100 = 4674 Discount = 560.88
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89. An article was bought for Rs. 4200. Its price was marked up by 12 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 9 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:423.36
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4200 x 112/100 = 4704 Discount = 423.36
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90. An article was bought for Rs. 4300. Its price was marked up by 12 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 9 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:433.44
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4300 x 112/100 = 4816 Discount = 433.44
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91. An article was bought for Rs. 4400. Its price was marked up by 8 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 5 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:237.6
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4400 x 108/100 = 4752 Discount = 237.6
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92. An article was bought for Rs. 4,500. It's price was marked up by 8%. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 5% on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given?

Correct Ans:243
Explanation:
Given, Cost price (C.P) = Rs. 4500
Marked price = 8% more than C.P
= [(100 + 8)/100] * 4500
= [(108/100)] * 4500
= 108 * 45
= 4860
=> Marked price = 4860

The article is sold at a discount of 5% on the marked price
Which means, Discount Amount = 5% of Marked price
=> Discount Amount = (5/100) * 4860
=> Discount Amount = 243 rupees.
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93. An article was bought for Rs. 4600. Its price was marked up by 10 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 6 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:303.6
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4600 x 110/100 = 5060 Discount = 303.6
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94. An article was bought for Rs. 4700. Its price was marked up by 15 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 10 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:540.5
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4700 x 115/100 = 5405 Discount = 540.5
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95. An article was bought for Rs. 4800. Its price was marked up by 15 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 8 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:441.6
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4800 x 115/100 = 5520 Discount = 441.6
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96. An article was bought for Rs. 4900. Its price was marked up by 10 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 12 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:646.8
Explanation:
Marked Price = 4900 x 110/100 = 5390 Discount = 646.8
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97. An article was bought for Rs. 5000. Its price was marked up by 10 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 11 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given?

Correct Ans:605
Explanation:
Given, Cost price (C.P) = Rs. 5000
Its price was marked up by 10 %
So, Marked price = 10% more than C.P
= [(100 + 10)/100] * 5000
= [(110/100)] * 5000
= 108 * 45
= 5500
=> Marked price = 5500rupees

The article is sold at a discount of 11% on the marked price
Which means, Discount Amount = 11% of Marked price
=> Discount Amount = (11/100) * 5500
=> Discount Amount= 605 rupees.
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98. An article was bought for Rs. 5100. Its price was marked up by 12 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 10 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:571.2
Explanation:
Marked Price = 5100 x 112/100 = 5712 Discount = 571.2
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99. An article was bought for Rs. 5200. Its price was marked up by 15 %. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 9 % on the marked price. Find the amount of discount given ?

Correct Ans:538.2
Explanation:
Marked Price = 5200 x 115/100 = 5980 Discount = 538.2
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100. A merchant who marked his goods up by 60 % subsequently offered a discount of 10 % on the marked price. What is the percentage profit that the merchant make after offering the discount?

Correct Ans:44%
Explanation:
Let the cost price be Rs. 100, increase by 60%, then Marked Price = 160 Rs. Now the discount given is 10 % Selling prince = 144 Rs. Now the effective profit is 44 for 100 Rs. So the Profit Percentage = 44 %
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