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# The face value of a share is Rs.100. Aakash purchased 25 shares when its market value was Rs. 70. In the year, the company declared 20% divided. Find the rate of return Aakash got on his investment. Verified
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Hint: Use the formula, $Rate{\text{ }}of{\text{ }}return = \dfrac{{{\text{Total dividend}}}}{{{\text{Sum invested}}}} \times 100$.

It has been given that,

Face value of a share=Rs. 100

Market value of a share=Rs. 750
So, Total amount invested=25×70=Rs. 1750
Dividend=20%
Therefore total dividend on 25 shares=20×25=Rs. 1500
Now,

$Rate{\text{ }}of{\text{ }}return = \dfrac{{{\text{Total dividend}}}}{{{\text{Sum invested}}}} \times 100 \\ = \dfrac{{500}}{{1750}} \times 100 \\ = 28.57\% \\$
Therefore Aakash gets 28.57% return on his investment.

Note: One must be able to recognise which is face value and which one is market value.
Face value= Nominal price
Market value= price at which shares are bought.
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