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# A shopkeeper allows two successive discounts of 10% and 15% on his articles. If he gets Rs. 459 for an article, find it, marked price.

A
Rs. 120
B
Rs. 300
C
Rs. 600
D
Rs. 800

Solution

## The correct option is C Rs. $$600$$Let the Marked price be $$x$$After $$10$$ % discount, the Selling price becomes $$0.9 x$$After further $$15$$ % discount, the selling price becomes $$0.85 \times 0.9x = 0.765x$$ Given, SP $$= Rs 459$$$$=> 0.765 = Rs 459$$$$=> x = Rs 600$$Hence, marked price is $$Rs 600$$Mathematics

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