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Find Discount in Percent When M.P. = Rs 500 and S.P. = Rs 425. - Mathematics

Answer in Brief

Find discount in percent when M.P. = Rs 500 and S.P. = Rs 425.

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Solution

\[\text { We know that SP = MP - Discount }\]

\[\text {So, 425 = 500 - Discount }\]

\[\text { Therefore, Discount = Rs  }. (500 - 425)\]

\[ = { Rs  }. 75\]

\[\text { Discount % = } \frac{\text { Discount }}{MP} \times 100 % \]

\[ = \frac{75}{500} \times 100 % \]

\[ = \text { 15 %}\]

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 13 Proft, Loss, Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT)
Exercise 13.2 | Q 3.2 | Page 26
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