Practice the questions given in the worksheet on mark-ups and discounts involving sales tax.

**1.** Michael purchased a washing with a marked price of $ 16500at a discount of 8%. If sales tax is charged at 10% on the price asked for, find the amount Michael had to pay for the washing machine.

**2.** Alex bought an article for $ 374 which includes a discount of 15% on the listed price and a sales tax at the rate of 10% on the reduced price. Find the listed price of the article.

**3.** A man wants to purchase an article of marked price $ 400, which is being sold at a discount. If the sale tax is 10% on the price charged, he can buy it for $ 4200. Find the rate of discount allowed.

**4.** The listed price of an article is $ 560. The shopkeeper marks up the price and sells it at $ 735 which includes a sales tax 5% on the price asked for. By what per cent did the shopkeeper marked up the listed price?

**5.** A shopkeeper marks up the listed price of an article by
8% but allows a discount of 55 on the raised price. He sells it at $ 677.16
inclusive of a sales tax of 10% on the price asked for. Find the listed price
of the article.

**6.** The catalogue price of a colour TV is $ 24000. A
shopkeeper gives a discount of 8% on the listed price. He gives a further
off-season discount of 5% on the balance. But sales tax at 10% is charged on
the remaining amount. Find:

(i) the sales tax amount a customer has to pay, and

(ii) the final price the customer has to pay for the TV.

Answers for the worksheet on mark-ups and discounts involving sales tax are given below.

**Answers:**

**1.** $16,698

**2.** $ 400

**3.** 4\(\frac{6}{11}\)%

**4.** 25 %

**6.** $ 600

**7.** (i) $ 2097.60

(ii) $ 23073.60

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