# S.chand books class 8 maths solution chapter Profit,Loss and Discount Exercise 8B

## Exercise 8B

QUESTION 1

The marked price of a saree is ₹ 3800 . The shopkeeper offers a discount of 15% during sale time . What is the selling price of saree ?

Sol :

Given : M.P = 3800 and Discount = 15%   = 3,230

QUESTION 2

The marked price of a shirt is ₹ 270 and it is available at ₹ 237.60 after discount . What is the rate of discount ?

Sol :

At , first we have to find discount

Discount = 270 – 237.60

= 32.4

We know that  = 12 %

QUESTION 3

A person purchased a shirt for ₹ 600 , after a discount of 20% was offered on the market price of the shirt ?

Sol :

Given : Discount % = 20 %

let’s find M.P of shirt   = 750

QUESTION 4

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 10% after allowing a discount of 20% on the market price . Find the cost price of the article whose marked price is ₹ 880.

Sol :

Given : Discount % = 20 % , Profit = 10 % , M.P = 880   S.P = 704

We know Profit = S.P – C.P and or         C.P = 640

QUESTION 5

A shopkeeper marks his goods 20% above the cost price , but allows 30% discount for cash . What is his net loss percent ?

Sol :

According to question , M.P = \text{C.P} +  (20% of C.P)   Also ,     And putting values of S.P in below formula , we get        Loss % = 16 %

QUESTION 6

The marked price of a T-shirt is ₹ 200 . After allowing a discount of 20% on the marked price , the shopkeeper makes a profit of ₹ 16 . Find the gain percent ?

Sol :

Lets find Selling Price of t-shirt   S.P = 160

Profit = C.P – S.P

16 = C.P – 160

C.P = 16 + 160

C.P = 176   QUESTION 7

A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% to his customers and still gains 20% . Find the marked price of the article which cost ₹ 450 .

Sol :

We know that    S.P = 540

Putting value of S.P in below formula   M.P = 600

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