Discount and Sales Tax – Example

# Discount and Sales Tax – Example

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In the previous segment, we had a look at Sales Tax. In this segment, we will solve examples of Discount and Sales Tax.

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## Example

Q. Zen wants to buy a book which costs ₹100. State A has a sales tax rate of 10% with a discount of 10% on the book while State B has no sales tax and no discount. Which state would offer Zen the cheapest deal?

Solution:

 State A State B Marked price = ₹100 Marked price = ₹100 Discount percentage = 10% No Discount offered Sales Tax = 10% No Sales tax applied
 State A State B 1. Find Discount Discount = 10% of 100 ∴ Discount = 10 × 100 100 ∴ Discount = ₹10 1. Find Discount No discount is offered 2. Find Selling Price 2. Find Selling Price

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