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While purchasing one item costing Rs. 400, I had to pay the sales tax at 7% and on another costing Rs. 6400, the sales tax was 9%. What percent of sales tax I had to pay, taking the two items together on an average?

 

(a)

8%

(b)

8%

(c)

8

(d)

8


Question ID - 56896 | Toppr Answer

While purchasing one item costing Rs. 400, I had to pay the sales tax at 7% and on another costing Rs. 6400, the sales tax was 9%. What percent of sales tax I had to pay, taking the two items together on an average?

 

(a)

8%

(b)

8%

(c)

8

(d)

8

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (c) -

Total sale tax paid = 7% of Rs. 400 + 9% of Rs. 6400.

= Rs. 604.

Total cost of items = Rs. (400 + 6400) = Rs. 6800.

Req. percentage = 8



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