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Textbook | NCERT |

Class | Class 8 |

Subject | Maths |

Chapter | Chapter 13 |

Chapter Name | Profits, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT) |

Exercise | Ex 13.2 |

**RD Sharma Solutions for Class 8 Chapter 13 Profits, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT) Ex 13.2** **Download PDF**

**Question 1.****Find the S.P. If****(i) M.P. = Rs. 1300 and Discount = 10%****(ii) M.P. = Rs. 500 and Discount = 15%****Solution:**

(i) M.P. = Rs. 1300, Discount = 10%

**Question 2.****Find the M.P. If****(i) S.P. = Rs. 1222 and Discount = 6%****(ii) S.P. = Rs. 495 and Discount = 1%****Solution:**

(i) S.P. = Rs. 1222, discount = 6%

**Question 3.****Find discount in percent when****(i) M.P. = Rs. 900 and S.P. = Rs. 873****(ii) M.P. = Rs. 500 and S.P. = Rs. 425****Solution:**

(i) M.P. = Rs. 900

S.P. = Rs. 873

Discount = M.P. – S.P. = Rs. 900 – Rs. 873 = Rs. 27

(ii) M.P. = Rs. 500

S.P. = Rs. 425

Discount M.P. – S.P. = Rs. 500 – Rs. 425 = = Rs. 75

**Question 4.****A shop selling sewing machines offers 3% discount on ail cash purchases. What cash amount does a customer pay for a sewing machine, the price of which is marked as Rs. 650.****Solution:**

Marked price (M.P.) of one sewing machine = Rs. 650

Rate of discount = 3%

**Question 5.****The marked price of a ceiling fan is Rs. 720. During off season, it is sold for Rs. 684. Determine the discount percent.****Solution:**

Marked price (M.P.) of fan = Rs. 720

Sale price (S.P.) = Rs. 684

Amount of discount = M.P. – S.P. = Rs. 720 – Rs. 684 = Rs. 36

**Question 6.****On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, a saree is sold for Rs. 720 after allowing 20% discount. What is the marked price ?****Solution:**

S.P. of saree = Rs. 720

Rate of discount = 20%

**Question 7.****After allowing a discount of 712 % on the marked price, an article is sold for Rs. 555. Find its marked price.****Solution:**

Selling price (S.P.) = Rs. 555

**Question 8.****A shopkeeper allows his customers 10% off on the marked price of goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the actual cost to him of an article marked Rs. 250?****Solution:**

Marked price = Rs. 250

Discount allowed = 10%

**Question 9.****A shopkeeper allows 20% off on the marked price of goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the actual cost to him of an article marked Rs. 500 ?****Solution:**

Marked price (M.P.) of an article = Rs. 500

Discount allowed = 20%

Selling price (S.P.)

**Question 10.****A tradesman marks his goods at such a price that after allowing a discount of 15%, he makes a profit of 20%. What is the marked price of an article whose cost price is Rs 170 ?****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 15% gain = 20%

Cost price (C.P.) of an article = Rs 170

Selling price (S.P.)

**Question 11.****A shopkeeper marks his goods in such a way that after allowing a discount of 25% on the marked price, he still makes a profit of 50%. Find the ratio of the C.P. to the M.P.****Solution:**

Let cost price (C.P.) = Rs 100

Profit = 50%

Selling Price (S.P.)

**Question 12.****A cycle dealer offers a discount of 10% and still makes a profit of 26%. What is the actual cost to him of a cycle whose marked price is Rs 840 ?****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 10%

Gain = 26%

Marked Price (M.P.) = Rs 840

Selling Price (S.P.)

**Question 13.****A shopkeeper allows 23% commission on his advertised price and still makes a profit of 10%. If he gains Rs 56 on one item, find his advertised price.****Solution:**

Rate of commission = 23%

Profit = 10%

Total gain = Rs 56

**Question 14.****A shopkeeper marks his goods at 40% above the cost price but allows a discount of 5% for cash payment to his customers. What actual profit does he make, if he receives Rs 1064 after paying the discount ?****Solution:**

Let cost price (C.P.) = Rs 100

Marked price = Rs 100 + 40 = Rs 140

Rate of discount = 5%

Selling price (S.P)

**Question 15.****By selling a pair of ear rings at a discount of 25% on the marked price, a jeweller makes a profit of 16%. If the profit is Rs 48, what is the cost price ? What is the marked price and the price at which the pair was eventually bought ?****Solution:**

Total profit = Rs 48

Profit percent = 16%

Cost price = 48×10016 = Rs 300

Selling Price = C.P. + profit = Rs 300 + Rs 48 = Rs 348

Rate of discount = 25%

**Question 16.****A publisher gives 32% discount on the printed price of a book to booksellers. What does a bookseller pay for a book whose printed price is Rs 275 ?****Solution:**

Printed price of a book = Rs 275

Rate of discount = 32%

Selling price (S.P.)

**Question 17.****After allowing a discount of 20% on the marked price of a lamp, a trader loses 10%. By what percentage is the marked price above the cost price ?****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 20%

Loss = 10%

Let the cost price of the lamp = Rs 100

Loss = 10%

Selling price = Rs 100 – 10 = Rs 90

Rate of discount = 20%

**Question 18.****The list price of a table fan is Rs 480 and it is available to a retailer at 25% discount. For how much should a retailer sell it to gain 15% ?****Solution:**

List price of table fan (M.P.) = Rs 480

Rate of discount = 25%

Selling price (S.P)

**Question 19.****Rohit buys an item at 25% discount on the marked price. He sells it for Rs 660, making a profit of 10%. What is the marked price of the item ?****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 25%

Selling price (S.P.) for Rohit = Rs 660

Profit = 10%

**Question 20.****A cycle merchant allows 20% discount on the marked price of the cycles and still makes a profit of 20%. If he gains Rs 360 over the sale of one cycle, find the marked price of the cycle.****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 20%

Profit = 20%

Total gain = Rs 360

**Question 21.****Jyoti and Meena run a ready-made garment shop. They mark the garments at such a price that even after allowing a discount of 12.5%, they make a profit of 10%. Find the marked price of a suit which costs them Rs 1470.****Solution:**

Rate of discount = 12.5%

Profit = 10%

Cost price = Rs 1470

**Question 22.****What price should Aslam mark on a pair of shoes ? Which costs him Rs 1200 so as to gain 12% after allowing a discount of 16% ?****Solution:**

Cost price of shoes = Rs 1200

Gain = 12%

**Question 23.****Jasmine allows 4% discount on the marked price of her goods and still earns a profit of 20%. What is the cost price of a shirt for her marked at Rs 850 ?****Solution:**

Marked price of a shirt = Rs 850

Discount = 4%

Selling price

**Question 24.****A shopkeeper offers 10% off-season discount to the customers and still makes a profit of 26%. What is the cost price for the shopkeeper on a pair of shoes marked at Rs 1120 ?****Solution:**

Marked price = Rs 1120

Rate of discount = 10%

S.P. of shoes

**Question 25.****A lady shopkeeper allows her customers 10% discount on the marked price of the goods and still gets a profit of 25%. What is the cost price of a fan for her marked at Rs 1250 ?****Solution:**

Marked price (M.P.) of fan = Rs 1250

Discount = 10%

S.P. of the fan

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