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Gauri want to the stationers and bought things worth Rs 25 out of which 30 paise went on sale tax on taxable purchases If the tax rate was 6% then what was the cost of the tax free item?


A
Rs 15
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B
Rs 15.70
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C
Rs 19.70
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D
Rs 20
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Solution

The correct option is B Rs 19.70
Given: Gauri bought $$Rs.25$$
Sales tax = $$ 30$$ paise
Sales tax rate = Rs.$$ 6$$ %
Let amount of taxable purchase = $$X$$
$$\dfrac{6}{100} \times{X} = \dfrac{30}{100}$$
$$ X =5 $$
Tax free amount = $$ 25 - 5 - 0.30 $$
= $$ 19.70$$

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