8th Class Mathematics Percentage Question Bank Percentage, Profit and Loss

  • question_answer An umbrella marked at Rs. 80 is sold for Rs 68. What is the rate of discount?

    A)  15%

    B)  20%         

    C)  25%                            

    D)  30%

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    (a) \[\text{Discount }%=\frac{\text{M}\text{.P}-\text{Price after discount}}{\text{M}\text{.P}\text{.}}\times 100%\] \[=\frac{80-68}{80}\times 100%\] \[=\frac{12}{80}\times 100%\] \[=\frac{3}{20}\times 100%=15%\]        


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