# A jacket was sold for Rs 1,120 after allowing a discount of 20%. The marked price of the jacket is

(a) Rs 1440

(b) Rs 1400

(c) Rs 960

(d) Rs 866.66

**Solution:**

Selling Price (SP) of the jacket = Rs. 1120

The above price is the price after a 20% discount on the marked price.

Marked Price (MP) = 100 × (1120/80) [When MP = 100 then SP = 80]

= 100 × (14)

= Rs. 1400

**✦ ****Try This: **A jacket was sold for Rs 1440 after allowing a discount of 10%. The marked price of the jacket is

Selling Price (SP) of the jacket = Rs. 1440

The above price is the price after a 10% discount on the marked price.

Marked Price (MP) = 100 × (1440/90) [When MP = 100 then SP = 80]

= 100 × (16)

= Rs. 1600

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 9 Problem 14**

## A jacket was sold for Rs 1,120 after allowing a discount of 20%. The marked price of the jacket is (a) Rs 1440, (b) Rs 1400, (c) Rs 960, (d) Rs 866.66

**Summary:**

A jacket was sold for Rs 1,120 after allowing a discount of 20%. The marked price of the jacket is Rs. 1400

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