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The difference between successive discounts of 40% followed by 30% and 45% followed by 20% on the marked price of an article is Rs. 12. The marked price of the article is :
let the marked price of the article be Rs y
Ist case :
Two succesive discounts 40% followed by 30%
So after these two successive discounts the value of article becomes = 0.6 × 0.7 × y = 0.42 y
Two successive discounts are 45% followed by 20%
So after these two discounts the price if article becomes = 0.55 × 0.8 × y = 0.44y
It is given that :
0.44y - 0.42y = 12
0.02y = 12
y = Rs 600
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