Question 2

# The rate of discount being given on a shirt,where selling price is Rs. 546 after deducting a discount of Rs. 109 on its marked price, is

Solution

Let Marked price = $$Rs.$$ $$x$$

Selling price = Rs. 546

=> Discount = MP - SP = Rs. 109

=> $$x-546=109$$

=> $$x=546+109=Rs.$$ $$655$$

$$\therefore$$ Discount % = $$\frac{109}{655} \times 100$$

= $$\frac{2180}{131} = 16.64 \approx 16\%$$

=> Ans - (D)