# Estimation in Percentages

Question

Your bill in a shop is Rs. 498. 20 and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 10%. How would you estimate the amount to be paid?

Solution

(i) Round off the bill to the nearest tens of Rs. 498.20 i.e. to 500

(ii) Find 10% of this i.e., Rs

Therefore reduce your bill amount by Rs. 50 which will be Rs. 450 approximately.