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A Shopkeeper  charges sales tax of x% upto Rs.2,000 and above it he charges y%. A customer pays total tax of Rs 320, when he purchases the goods worth Rs. 6,000 and he pay's the total tax of Rs. 680 for the goods worth Rs. 12,000. The value of (x-y) is:

A) 0 B) -2
C) -4 D) 5

Answer:   B) -2



Explanation:

          2000xX100 + 4000xY100 = 320

 

and     2000xX100 + 10000xY100 = 680

 

x = 4  and  y = 6

 

x-y = -2

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The price of sugar is increased by 24%. A person wants to increase his expenditure by 15% only. By what percentage, correct to one decimal place, should he reduce his consumption?

 

A) 7.1 B) 7.3
C) 6.9 D) 7.5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 7.3

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An article is sold for ₹ 612 after successive discounts of 25% and 15%.What is the marked price of the article?

 

A) ₹960 B) ₹940
C) ₹1000 D) ₹980
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) ₹960

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An article is sold for ₹ 547.40 after successive discounts of 30% and 15%. What is the market price of the article?

 

A) ₹940 B) ₹900
C) ₹920 D) ₹960
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) ₹920

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The price of sugar is increased by 17%. A person wants to increase his expenditure by 7% only. By what percentage, correct to one decimal place, should he reduce his consumption?

 

A) 8.3% B) 8.1%
C) 8.7% D) 8.5%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 8.5%

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An article is sold for ₹612 after successive discounts of 25% and x%. If the marked price of the article is ₹960, what is the value of x?

 

A) 10 B) 15
C) 12 D) 14
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 15

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Anu fixes the selling price of an article at 25% above its cost of production. If the cost of production goes up by 20% and she raises the selling price by 10%, then her percentage profit is (correct to one decimal place):

 

A) 16.4% B) 14.6%
C) 13.8% D) 15.2%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 14.6%

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Anu fixes the selling price of an article at 25% above its cost of production. If the cost of production goes up by 20% and she raises the selling price by 10%, then her percentage profit is (correct to one decimal place):

 

A) 16.4% B) 14.6%
C) 13.8% D) 15.2%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 14.6%

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If the selling price of 40 articles is equal to the cost price of 50 articles, then the percentage loss or gain is:

 

A) 20% loss B) 25% loss
C) 20% gain D) 25% gain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 25% gain

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