# A customized jewellery was sold at ₹1000 with a 90% discount on the ‘making charges’. If the payment made for making charges was ₹100, what was the approximate rate of discount on the product? - Mathematics

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A customized jewellery was sold at ₹1000 with a 90% discount on the ‘making charges’. If the payment made for making charges was ₹100, what was the approximate rate of discount on the product?

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• 45

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#### Solution

47

Explanation:

SP of jewellery include ₹ 100 making charges = 1000

Where the cost of jewellery = ₹ 900

After 90% discount, 10% of making charges = ₹ 100

Let making charges be = x

(10"x")/100=100

x = 1000

Total CP of jewellery = 1000 + 900 = ₹ 1900

Over discount=(1900-1000)/1900xx100

=900/1900xx100

= 47% approx

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
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