Class 8, Maths, Chapter 8, Exercise 8.2, Solutions

Q.1. A man got a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is ₹ 1,54,000, find his original salary.

Q.2. On Sunday 845 people went to the Zoo. On Monday only 169 people went. What is the per cent decrease in the people visiting the Zoo on Monday?

Q.3. A shopkeeper buys 80 articles for ₹ 2,400 and sells them for a profit of 16%. Find the selling price of one article.

Q.4. The cost of an article was ₹ 15,500. ₹ 450 were spent on its repairs. If it is sold for a profit of 15%, find the selling price of the article.

Q.5. A VCR and TV were bought for ₹ 8,000 each. The shopkeeper made a loss of 4% on the VCR and a profit of 8% on the TV. Find the gain or loss percent on the whole transaction.

Q.6. During a sale, a shop offered a discount of 10% on the marked prices of all the items. What would a customer have to pay for a pair of jeans marked at ₹ 1450 and two shirts marked at ₹ 850 each?

Q.7. A milkman sold two of his buffaloes for ₹ 20,000 each. On one he made a gain of 5% and on the other a loss of 10%. Find his overall gain or loss.

Q.8. The price of a TV is ₹ 13,000. The sales tax charged on it is at the rate of 12%. Find the amount that Vinod will have to pay if he buys it.

Q.9. Arun bought a pair of skates at a sale where the discount given was 20%. If the amount he pays is ₹ 1,600, find the marked price.

Q.10. I purchased a hair-dryer for ₹ 5,400 including 8% VAT. Find the price before VAT was added.

Q.11. An article was purchased for ₹ 1239 including GST of 18%. Find the price of the article before GST was added?

NCERT Solutions For Class 8 Maths Chapter 8, Comparing Quantities (All Exercises)