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# Find discount in per cent when

(a) M.P. = Rs 625 and S.P. = Rs 562.50

(b) M.P. = Rs 900 and S.P. = Rs 873

**Solution:**

Sales Price(SP) = Marked Price(MP) - Discount

And Discount = Discount % × MP

Discount % = Discount/MP × 100

(a) Discount = MP - SP = 625 - 562.50

= Rs.62.50

Discount % = 62.50/625 × 100 = 10%

(b) Discount = MP - SP = 900 - 873

= Rs. 27

Discount % = Discount/MP × 100

= 27/900 × 100

= 3%

**✦ Try this: **Find discount in per cent when (a) M.P. = Rs 256 and S.P. = Rs 243.20, (b) M.P. = Rs 676 and S.P. = Rs 656

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 9 Problem 70**

## Find discount in per cent when (a) M.P. = Rs 625 and S.P. = Rs 562.50, (b) M.P. = Rs 900 and S.P. = Rs 873

**Summary:**

Discount in per cent when (a) M.P. = Rs 625 and S.P. = Rs 562.50; Discount = 10%, (b) M.P. = Rs 900 and S.P. = Rs 873; Discount = 3%

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