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Vikram Bought a Watch for Rs 825. If this Amount Includes 10% Vat on the List Price, What Was the List Price of the Watch? - Mathematics

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Vikram bought a watch for Rs 825. If this amount includes 10% VAT on the list price, what was the list price of the watch?

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Solution

\[\text { Let the list price of the watch be Rs . x } . \]

\[\text { Then, } \]

\[x + \frac{10}{100}x = 825\]

\[x + 0 . 1x = 825\]

\[1 . 1x = 825\]

\[x = \frac{825}{1 . 1}\]

\[ =\text {  Rs }. 750\]

\[\text { Thus, the list price of the watch is Rs } . 750 .\]

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 13 Proft, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT)
Exercise 13.3 | Q 2 | Page 32
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