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The service tax is 5%. A person receives a telephone bill amounting to Rs. 630. How much was the bill excluding tax?


Rs. 600.


Rs. 610.


Rs. 590.


Rs. 620.

Ans: a

Let the calls be for Rs. x. The total bill is x + 5% of x = ${21x}/20 = 630$, which gives x = Rs. 600.

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