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Swarna Paid Rs 20 as Vat on a Pair of Shoes Worth Rs 250. Find the Rate of Vat. - Mathematics

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Swarna paid Rs 20 as VAT on a pair of shoes worth Rs 250. Find the rate of VAT.

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Solution

\[\text { Given }, \]

\[\text { Amount paid by Swarna for a pair of shoes = Rs } . 250\]

\[\text { VAT paid by her = Rs }. 20\]

\[\text { Let the rate of VAT be x % } . \]

\[\text { Then }, \]

\[\text { x % of }250 = 20\]

\[\frac{x}{100} \times 250 = 20\]

\[2 . 5x = 20\]

\[x = 8\]

\[\text { Thus, Swarna paid 8 % VAT on the pair of shoes } .\]

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 13 Proft, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT)
Exercise 13.3 | Q 5 | Page 32
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