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Arun bought a pair of skates at a sale where the discount given was 20%. If the amount he pays is Rs 1,600, find the marked price.

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Let the marked price be x.

Discount percent = Discount / Marked price x 100

20 = Discount/x x100

Discount = 20/100 x x = 1/5x

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Discount = Marked price − Sale price

1/5x = x - Rs 1600

x - (1/5)x = Rs 1600

(4/5)x = Rs 1600

x = Rs ( 1600 x 5/4 ) = Rs 2000

Thus, the marked price was Rs 2000.

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