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The difference between a discount 40% on Rs. 500 and two successive discounts of 30% and 10% the same amount is: A. Rs. 20 B. Rs. 10 C. Rs. 15 D. Rs. 0 Answer: Option C

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Marked price is Rs. 500 Discount = Rs. 40% Selling Price = Marked Price − Discount = Rs. 500 – 300 = Rs. 200 Two successive discount 30% and 10% on 500 would be 500 ===30% discount ⇒ Rs. 350 350 ===10% discount = 315 Total discount in first case = Rs. 200 Total discount in second case = 500 – 315 = Rs. 185 So, difference = Rs. 15

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