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# A watch worth Rs 5400 is offered for sale at Rs 4,500. What per cent discount is offered during the sale

**Solution:**

Marked Price (MP) = Rs. 4500

The watch is worth Rs. 5400

Discount offered = Rs. 5400 - Rs. 4500 = Rs. 900

Discount Percentage = (900/5400) × 100

= (1/6) × 100

= 16 ⅔%

**✦ Try This: **A watch worth Rs 7200 is offered for sale at Rs 6600. What per cent discount is offered during the sale?

Marked Price (MP) = Rs. 7200

The watch is worth Rs. 6600

Discount offered = Rs. 7200- Rs. 6600 = Rs. 600

Discount Percentage = (600/7200) × 100

= (1/12) × 100

= 8 ⅓%

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## A watch worth Rs 5400 is offered for sale at Rs 4,500. What per cent discount is offered during the sale

**Summary:**

A watch worth Rs 5400 is offered for sale at Rs 4,500 which implies a discount percent of 16 ⅔% offered during the sale

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