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Choose the correct option:

The rate of inflation was $1000$%. What will be the cost of an article, which costs $6$ units of currency now, two years from now?

1. $666$
2. $660$
3. $720$
4. $726$

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Let x be initial cost .

1000 % increase => x + (1000/100)x = 11x.

here, x=6. At the end of first year, cost=6*11=66.
Now this becomes the starting price for the next year. Hence at the end of 2nd yr, 66*11=726.

Option D is the Correct Answer.