# Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Successive Discounts

## Successive Discount Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts

The most important question is which discount is better among Successive discount and One Time Discount. So here by means of an example, we will explain the simple tricks to solve these Successive Discount based question quickly

• What is the Successive Discounts of 10% and 20%

10% = 10/100 = 1/10 (Now subtract numerator from denominator

Which is 10 – 1 = 9

Similarly, 20 % = 20/100 = 2/10 (Now subtract numerator from denominator)

Which is 10 – 2 = 8

Now Multiply 10 * 10 and 9 * 8

We get 100 and 72.

Now subtract 72 from 100 = 28

Therefore, Successive Discounts is 28% ## Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts for Successive Discount.

### Question 1.

The marked price of a toy is Rs.1000. The storekeeper offers 10% discount on the toy at first and then offers 20% discount on the new price. What final price do the customer need to pay?

Options.

A. Rs 720

B. Rs280

C. Rs440

D. Rs300

#### Solution:

1st discount (M) = 10%

2nd discount (N) = 20%

Total discount = M + N – MN/100

Total discount = 10 + 20 – (10 * 20) / 100

Total discount = 28%

28% of 1000 = Rs. 280

Selling Price = Marked Price – discount

Selling Price = 1000  280 = Rs 720

## Successive Discounts Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts

### Question 1.

The marked price of a toy is Rs.1000. The storekeeper offers 10% discount on the toy at first and then offers 20% discount and lastly offers 30% discount on the new price. What final price do the customer need to pay?

Options

ARs 500

B. Rs 502

C. Rs 504

D. Rs506

#### Solution:

First, calculate for first 2 discounts = 28% (as calculated in question 1)

Now discount D = 28 % and Z = 30 %

Total discount = D + Z + DZ/100

Total discount = [28 + 30 – (28 * 30) / 100] %

Total discount = 49.6%

Discount = 49.6% of 1000 = 496

Selling Price = 1000  496 = Rs 504