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The banker's discount on Rs. 1600 at 15% per annum is the same as true discount on Rs. 1680 for the same time and at the same rate. The time is:

A. 3 months

B. 4 months

C. 6 months

D. 8 months

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

$$\eqalign{ & {\text{S}}{\text{.I}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{on}}\,{\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{1600 = T}}{\text{.D}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{on}}\,{\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{1680}}{\text{.}} \cr & \therefore {\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{1600}}\,{\text{is}}\,{\text{the}}\,{\text{P}}{\text{.W}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{of}}\,{\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{1680,}}\,{\text{i}}{\text{.e}}{\text{.,}} \cr & {\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{80}}\,{\text{is}}\,{\text{on}}\,{\text{Rs}}{\text{.}}\,{\text{1600}}\,{\text{at}}\,{\text{15}}\% . \cr & \therefore {\text{Time}} = \left( {\frac{{100 \times 80}}{{1600 \times 15}}} \right){\text{year}} \cr & = \frac{1}{3}{\text{year}} = 4\,{\text{months}}{\text{.}} \cr} $$

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