# The Cost of Furniture Inclusive of Vat is Rs 7150. If the Rate of Vat is 10%, Find the Original Cost of the Furniture. - Mathematics

The cost of furniture inclusive of VAT is Rs 7150. If the rate of VAT is 10%, find the original cost of the furniture.

#### Solution

$\text { Cost of the furniture inclusive VAT = Rs } . 7150$

$\text { Let the original cost of the furniture be Rs } . x .$

$\text { Cost of the furniture = 10 % of x + x }$

$7150 = 1 . 10x$

$x = \frac{7150}{1 . 10}$

$= \text { Rs } . 6500$

$\text { Thus, the original cost of the furniture is Rs } . 6500 .$

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 13 Proft, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT)
Exercise 13.3 | Q 7 | Page 32