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A Shopkeeper Announces a Discount of 15% on His Goods. If the Market Price of an Article, in His Shop, is Rs 6,000; How Much a Customer Has to Pay for It If the Rate of Sales Tax is 10%? - ICSE Class 10 - Mathematics

ConceptIntroduction to Sales Tax and Value Added Tax

Question

A shopkeeper announces a discount of 15% on his goods. If the market price of an article, in his shop, is Rs 6,000; how much a customer has to pay for it if the rate of sales tax is 10%?

Solution

Marked price of article = Rs 6,000
Sale price after discount = Rs 6,000 – 15% of Rs 6,000

= Rs 6,000 – Rs 900

Rs 5,100
Rate of sales tax = 10%

Cost price for customer = Rs 5,100 + 10% of Rs 5,100

= Rs 5,100 + Rs 510

= Rs 5,610

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Solution A Shopkeeper Announces a Discount of 15% on His Goods. If the Market Price of an Article, in His Shop, is Rs 6,000; How Much a Customer Has to Pay for It If the Rate of Sales Tax is 10%? Concept: Introduction to Sales Tax and Value Added Tax.
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