Question

# From the salary of an officer, 10% is deducted as house rent, 20% of the rest he spends on conveyance, 20% of the rest he pays as income tax and 10% of the balance he spends on clothes. Then, he is left with Rs. 15,552. Find his total salary.

A
Rs. 25,000
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Rs. 30,000
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C
Rs. 35,000
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Rs. 40,000
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Solution

## The correct option is B Rs. 30,000Let the total salary =100Rs10% spend of house rent so remaining= 100−10=90Rs.20% of 90 spend on conveyance=20100×90=18Rs.so remaining salary = 90−18=72Rs.20% of 72 pays as income tax=20100×72=725Rs.Remaining salary =72−725=288510% of 2885 spend on clothes=10100×2885=28850Remaining salary = 2885−28850=259250∵259250Rs is left then salary = 100Rs.∴15552Rs. is left then total salary=100×502592×15552=30000Rs

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