Question 1: The marked price of a refrigerator is Rs. . The shopkeeper offers on off-season discount of on it. Find its selling price.

Answer:

Marked Price Rs.

Off season discount

Discount Market Price

Rs.

Rs.

Question 2: The price of a sweater was slashed down by a shopkeeper from Rs. to Rs. . Find the rate of discount given by him.

Answer:

Market Price of the sweater Rs.

Selling Price Rs.

Discount Marked Price Selling Price

Rs.

Question 3: Find the rate of discount being given on mini toy-gun whose selling price is Rs. after deducting a discount being given on a mini toy-gun whose selling price is Rs. after deducting a discount of Rs. on its marked price.

Answer:

Selling Price of a mini toy gun Rs.

Discount Rs.

Marked Price Selling Price Discount

Rs.

Question 4: After allowing a discount of , a baby-suit was sold for Rs. . Find its marked price.

Answer:

Selling Price of a baby suit Rs.

Discount

Let Marked Price

Discount

Selling Price

Equating the above with actual selling price

Marked Price of the body Suit Rs.

Question 5: A calculator was bought for Rs. after getting a discount of . Find the marked price of the calculator.

Answer:

Purchase Price of the calculator Selling Price of the calculator Rs.

Discount on the marked price

Let Marked Price Rs.

Discount

M.P. S.P. Discount

or

or

or

Marked price of the calculate Rs.

Question 6: A dealer marked his goods above cost price and allowed a discount of on the market price. Find his gain or loss per cent.

Answer:

Let Cost Price Rs.

Marked Price

Discount on M.P.

Profit

Question 7: An article was marked above cost price and a discount of was given on its marked price. Find the gain or loss per cent made by the shopkeeper.

Answer:

Let Cost Price

Marked Price

Discount

Gain

Question 8: A dealer purchased a washing machine for Rs. . after allowing a discount of on its marked price, he gains . Find the marked price.

Answer:

The cost price Rs.

Let M.P. Rs.

Discount

Gain is of the cost Price

Gain

Rs.

Question 9: A shopkeeper bought a sewing machine for Rs. . after allowing a discount of on its marked price, he gains . Find the marked price of the sewing machine.

Answer:

Cost of the sewing machine Rs.

Let Mark Price. Rs.

Discount

Selling Price

Gain … … … … … i)

Gain is of the CP … … … … … ii)

Equating i) and ii)

or

Marked Price Rs.

Question 10: After allowing a discount of on the marked price, a trader still makes a profit of . By what per cent is the marked price above cost price?

Answer:

Let Marked Price Rs.

S.P. Discount of

C.P.

Difference between M.P. and C.P.

age of difference in marked price over cost price

Question 11: After allowing a discount of on the marked price, a shopkeeper still gains . By what per cent is the marked price above cost price?

Answer:

Let marked price in Rs.

discount on

C.P.

Difference between M.P. and C.P.

of difference in marked price over cost price

Question 12: Find a single discount equivalent to two successive discounts of and

Answer:

Let the M.P. of the article be Rs.

Discount is , Discount Rs.

Reduced Price after the first discount Rs.

discount is of Rs.

Price after the second discount Rs.

S.P. of the article Rs.

Net discount Rs.

Thus, net discount on M.P. of Rs. is Rs.

Single discount equivalent to given successive discounts

Question 13: Find a single discount equivalent to two successive discounts of and .

Answer:

Let the M.P. of an article is Rs.

Discount on it is Rs.

Reduced Price after first discount Rs.

Next Discount is

s.

Price after second Discount Rs.

That is S.P. Rs.

Net Discount Rs.

Thus, net discount on MP. of Rs. is Rs.

Single discount equivalent to given successive discounts = 43 \% $

Question 14: Find a single discount equivalent to three successive discounts of and

Answer:

Let the M.P. of an article in Rs.

It discount on it is of Rs.

Reduced price after the its discount Rs.

Second discount on it Rs.

Price after second discount Rs.

Third discount on it is of Rs.

Price after Third discount Rs.

S.P. of the article Rs.

Thus, net discount on M.P. of Rs. in Rs.

Single discount equivalent to given successive discounts