Discount
 Discount on a pair of shoes marked at ₹ 475 and discounted at 15%, is

 ₹ 70
 ₹ 71.25
 ₹ 72
 ₹ 72.25

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Required discount = 475 × 15 = ₹ 71.25 100 Correct Option: B
Required discount = 475 × 15 = ₹ 71.25 100
 An article marked ₹ 800 is offered at ₹ 736 in the off season. The rate of discount offered is :

 10%
 7%
 7.5%
 8%

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Discount = 800 – 736 = ₹ 64
∴ Discount percent =64
×100 = 8%800 Correct Option: D
Discount = 800 – 736 = ₹ 64
∴ Discount percent =64
×100 = 8%800
 A washing machine is sold at a discount of 30%. If a man buys it for ₹ 6,580, its list price is

 ₹ 7,500
 ₹ 8,600
 ₹ 9,400
 ₹ 6,990

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Marked price = 6580 × 100 = ₹ 9400 70
Second method :
D = 30%, S.P. = 6580, M.P. = ?M.P. = S.P. × 100 100 − D
=6580 × 100 100 − 30
=658000
= ₹ 940070
Correct Option: C
Marked price = 6580 × 100 = ₹ 9400 70
Second method :
D = 30%, S.P. = 6580, M.P. = ?M.P. = S.P. × 100 100 − D
=6580 × 100 100 − 30
=658000
= ₹ 940070
 If a dining table with marked price ₹ 6,000 was sold to a customer for 5,500, then the rate of discount allowed on the table is

 10%
 8%

8 1 % 3  9%

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Discount = 6000 – 5500 = ₹ 500
If discount = x%, then6000 × x = 500 100 ⇒ x = 500 = 25 = 8 1 % 60 3 3
Second method :
M.P. = ₹ 6000
S.P. = ₹ 5500Discount % = M.P. − S.P. × 100 M.P. = 6000 − 5500 × 100 6000 = 500 − 100 6000 8 1 % 3 Correct Option: C
Discount = 6000 – 5500 = ₹ 500
If discount = x%, then6000 × x = 500 100 ⇒ x = 500 = 25 = 8 1 % 60 3 3
Second method :
M.P. = ₹ 6000
S.P. = ₹ 5500Discount % = M.P. − S.P. × 100 M.P. = 6000 − 5500 × 100 6000 = 500 − 100 6000 8 1 % 3
 A fan is listed at ₹ 150 and a discount of 20% is given. Then the selling price is

 ₹ 180
 ₹ 150
 ₹ 120
 ₹ 110

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Given that , Marked price of fan = ₹ 150 , discount = 20%
S.P. of the fan = 150 × 80 = ₹ 120 100
We can find the required answer with the help of given formula :
M.P. = ₹ 150, D = 20%, S.P. = ?M.P. = S.P. × 100 100 − D
Correct Option: C
Given that , Marked price of fan = ₹ 150 , discount = 20%
S.P. of the fan = 150 × 80 = ₹ 120 100
We can find the required answer with the help of given formula :
M.P. = ₹ 150, D = 20%, S.P. = ?M.P. = S.P. × 100 100 − D 150 = S.P. × 100 100 − 20 S.P. = 150 × 80 100
∴ S.P. = ₹ 120