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A trader is interested to buy some $8 pens from a [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Dec 2003, 14:26 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. A trader is interested to buy some$8 pens from a wholeseller.A wholeseller gave 15% discount on the list price and deducted a total of $168 from the invoice .How many pens did he buy? A130 B.150 C.140 D.120 E.110 _________________ shubhangi GMAT Club Legend Joined: 15 Dec 2003 Posts: 4302 Followers: 39 Kudos [?]: 418 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Dec 2003, 15:12 C x=total invoice price without discount 3/20(x)=168 x=1120$
1120/8=140 pens
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19 Dec 2003, 06:30
140.

15% discount on list price for every pen, so 15% discount on $8 =$1.2

NumberOfPens = TotalDiscount / DiscountPerPen
NumberOfPens = 168 / 1.2 = 140
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