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What was the price of the gift he put back?

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To make up for the fact that he had forgotten Valentine's Day, Brijesh is shopping in an expensive department store.
At the checkout, the total cost of his purchase is Rs. 5424, giving an average price of Rs. 904 per gift.
As he has only Rs. 5000, he returns one item, increasing the average price to Rs. 965.
What was the price of the gift he put back?

posted Mar 7 by Varuna Magar

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Rs, 599


Number of gifts initially --> Rs. 5424/904=6
Money spent --> 965*5=4825
Price of the returned gift --> Rs. 5424- Rs. 4845= Rs. 599

answer Mar 7 by Hanifa Mammadov



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