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Shankar went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs.30, out of which 48 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

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    Answer : Rs. 21.52

    Explanation:
    Let the amount taxable purchases be Rs. x.
    Then, 6% of x = 48/100
    So, x=8
    Cost of tax free items = Rs. [30 – (8 + 0.48)] = Rs. 21.52

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