# If marked price of an article is Rs 1,200 and the discount is 12% then the selling price of the article is

(a) Rs 1,056

(b) Rs 1,344

(c) Rs 1,212

(d) Rs 1,188

**Solution:**

Discount is calculated on the marked price.

Marked Price = Rs. 12,00

Discount = 12%

Discount = 12% of 1200

= (12/100) × 1200

= Rs. 144

Selling Price = 1200 - 144

= Rs.1056

**✦ ****Try This: **If marked price of an article is Rs 2400 and the discount is 12% then the selling price of the article is

Marked Price = Rs. 2400

Discount = 12%

Discount = 12% of 2400

= (12/100) × 2400

= Rs. 288

Selling Price = 2400 - 288

= Rs.2112

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 9 Problem 4**

## If marked price of an article is Rs 1,200 and the discount is 12% then the selling price of the article is (a) Rs 1,056, (b) Rs 1,344, (c) Rs 1,212, (d) Rs 1,188

**Summary:**

If marked price of an article is Rs 1,200 and the discount is 12% then the selling price of the article is Rs.1056

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