Ashish decided to donate 15% of his salary to a charity. On the day of donation, he changed his mind and donated Rs. 2896 which was 90% of what he had decided earlier. Find the approx. salary of Ashish.

Option 2 : Rs. 21450

**Given: **

Ashish decides to donate 15% of his salary.

Later, he changed his mind and donated Rs. 2896 which was 90% of what he had decided earlier.

**Calculation:**

Let the salary of Ashish be Rs x.

As per the question, Ashish donated 90% of what he had decided earlier.

90% of 15% of x = Rs. 2896

⇒ (90/100) × (15/100) × x = Rs. 2896

⇒ 0.9 × 0.15 × x = 2896.

⇒ x = 2896/(0.9 × 0.15)

⇒ x ≈ Rs. 21450

**∴**** The approx. salary of Ashish is Rs. 21450.**