# _________ is a reduction on the marked price of the article

**Solution:**

Discount is a reduction on the marked price of the article.

**✦ ****Try this: **In a departmental store a discount of 10% was being given on the marked price on the shampoo bottle which was Rs. 160/-. What was the price at the customer had to pay for the shampoo bottle?

Marked price = Rs. 160

Discount = 10% on marked price

Discount = 10% of 160 = (10/100) × 160 = Rs. 16

Purchase price of the customer = Rs. 160 - Rs. 16 = Rs. 144

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## _________ is a reduction on the marked price of the article

**Summary:**

Discount is a reduction on the marked price of the article

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