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Example 3 - An item marked at Rs 840 is sold for Rs 714 - Class 8

Example 3 - Chapter 8 Class 8 Comparing Quantities - Part 2


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Example 3 An item marked at Rs 840 is sold for Rs 714. What is the discount and discount %?Given, Marked Price = Rs 840 Sale Price = Rs 714 Discount = Marked Price βˆ’ Sale Price = 840 βˆ’ 714 = 126 Now, Discount Percentage = π·π‘–π‘ π‘π‘œπ‘’π‘›π‘‘/(π‘€π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘˜π‘’π‘‘ π‘ƒπ‘Ÿπ‘–π‘π‘’) Γ— 100 = 126/840 Γ— 100 = 1260/84 = 630/42 = 90/6 = 15 % ∴ Discount Price = Rs 126 & Discount Percentage = 15%

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