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# A man got a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is ₹ 1,54,000, find his original salary

**Solution:**

Given: Percentage of increase in salary = 10%

New Salary = Rs 1,54,000

Let the original salary be x

The percentage increase is 10%

Therefore, Original salary + Increment in salary = New Salary

x + 10% of x = 154000

x + (10/100) × x = 154000

(110/100) × x = 154000

x = (154000 × 100) / 110

x = 140000

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8

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## A man got a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is ₹1,54,000, find his original salary

NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Exercise 8.2 Question 1

**Summary:**

A man got a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is ₹ 1,54,000, his original salary is ₹ 1,40,000.

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