# Working with reverse percentages test questions

### 1

A coat costs £48.75 in a sale which is giving 25% off the original cost.

What was the original cost of the coat?

### 2

A house costs £102,600 after an 8% increase in house prices.

What was the original cost of the house?

### 3

The cost of a kettle is £30 (including VAT).

If VAT is calculated at 20%, what is the price of the kettle without VAT?

### 4

A washing machine sells for £240, after a discount of 20% on its original price. Find the original price.

### 5

The price of a bicycle increases by 10% to £198. Find the price before the increase.

### 6

A packet of washing powder is advertised as having '20% extra powder'. If it contains 1.32kg. What would the original pack contain?

### 7

A shop sells 300 radios in a year. If this is a 50% increase on sales the previous year, how many radios were sold the year before?

### 8

A new car falls in value by 25% in a year. After a year, it's worth £9,600. Find the price of the car when it was new.

### 9

A television is on sale at a 10% reduction. It now costs £270. What did the television cost originally?

### 10

A takeaway pizza costs £7.50. This includes VAT at 20%. How much is paid in VAT?