Now, we will find a single discount which is equivalent to two successive discounts of 28% and 30%.

#### Ques 4.

A dozen pairs of gloves quoted at Rs. 80 are available at a discount of 10%. Find how many pairs of gloves can be bought for Rs. 24.

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 8

**Ans 4. **

#### Ques 5.

How much percent more than the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his goods, so that after allowing a discount of 12.5% he should have a gain 5% on his outlay ?

(a) 9.375

(b) 16.66%

(c) 20%

(d) 25%

**Ans 5. ** Let the cost price be x Rs. and printed price be y Rs.

Hence, price after giving a discount of 12.5 %

#### Ques 6.

Two mixers and one T.V. cost Rs. 7000, while two T.V.'s and a mixer cost Rs. 9800.The value of one T.V. is

(a) Rs 2800

(b) Rs. 2100

(c) Rs. 4200

(d) Rs. 8400

**Ans 6.** Let C.P. of mixer be Rs. x and that of a T.V. be Rs. y.

Then, 2x + y = 7000

and X + 2y = 9800

Multiplying equation (ii) by 2 and sub-tracting equation (i) from it, we get

3 y = 19600-7000 = 12600 or y = 4200

.. C.P. of as T.V. = Rs. 4200

#### Ques 7.

A fruit seller has 24kg of apples. He sells a part of these at 20% gain and the balance at a loss 5%. If on the whole the earn a profit of 10%, the amount of apples sold at loss is :

(a) 6 kg

(b) 4.6 kg

(c) 9.6 kg

(d) 11.4 kg

**Ans 7. **Suppose, the quantity sold at a loss be x kg and let C.P. per kg Re. 1

Total C.P. = Rs. 24.

#### Ques 8.

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price of the printed of the book is :

(a) 50 : 61

(b") 45 : 56

(c) 99 : 125

(d) 55 : 69

**Ans 8.**

#### Ques 9.

A retailer buys 30 articles from a wholesaler at the price of 27.If he sells this at their marked price , the gain percent in the transaction is :

(a) 9 1/11%

(b) 10%

(c) 11 1/9%

(d) 16 2/3%

**Ans 9.**

#### Ques 10.

A shopkeeper professes to sell all things at a discount of 10% , but increases the S.P. of each article by 20% .His gain on each article is :

(a) 6 %

(b) 8 %

(c) 10 %

(d) 12 %

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