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Fill in the blanks to make the statements true.

The cost of a tape-recorder is Rs 10,800 inclusive of sales tax charged at 8%. The price of the tape-recorder before sales tax was charged is________.

Answer :

The cost of tape recorder, inclusive of 8% sales tax = ₹10800


Let the price of the tape recorder before sales tax be ₹x


So, = 10800


= 10800


108x = 10800 × 100


x =


x = 100 × 100


x = ₹10000


The cost of a tape-recorder is Rs 10,800 inclusive of sales tax charged at 8%. The price of the tape-recorder before sales tax was charged is ₹10,000.


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