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ICSE Worksheet for chapter-8 Profit, Loss and Discount class 9

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Mathematic Worksheet - 8

TOPIC: Profit, Loss and Discount

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  1. Cost price (C.P): The amount for which an article is bought is called its cost price, abbreviated to CP.
  2. Selling Price (S.P): The amount for which an article is sold is called its selling price, abbreviated as SP.
  3. Gain: When S.P>C.P, then there is a gain. Gain=S.P –C.P
  4. Loss: When S.P<C.P, then there is a loss. Loss=C.P-S.P


  1. If the selling price of 20 articles is the same as the cost price of 23 articles, find the profit or loss percent in the transaction.
  2. A man buys an article and sells it at a profit of 20%. If he would buy it at 20% less and sell it for Rs.75 less, he would have gained 25%. What is the cost price of the article?
  3. The marked price of a woolen coat is Rs.2000. It is sold at a discount of 15%. The shopkeeper has allowed a further discount of 5% due to off season. Find the selling price of the coat.
  4. Find a single discount equivalent to the discount series 25%, 20% and 10%.
  5. A shopkeeper sells 25 articles at Rs.45 per article after giving 10% discount and earns 50% profit. If the discount is not given, the profit gained is:
    1. 60%
    2. 60
    3. 66%
    4. 66
  6. The C.P of 21 articles is equal to S.P of 18 articles. Find the gain or loss percent.
    1. 16%
    2. 8%
    3. 10%
    4. 12%
  7. If the selling price of 50 articles is equal to the cost price of 40 articles, then the loss or gain percent is:
    1. 20%gain
    2. 20%loss
    3. 25%loss
    4. 25% gain
  8. A trader mixes three varieties of groundnuts costing Rs50, Rs20 and Rs30 per kg in the ratio 2:4:3 in terms of weight, and sells the mixture at Rs33 per kg. What % of profit does he make?
    1. 8%
    2. 9%
    3. 10%
    4. None of these
  9. Garima purchased a briefcase with an additional 10% discount on the reduced price after deducting 20% on the labeled price. If the labeled price was Rs. 1400, at what price did she purchase the briefcase?
    1. Rs. 980
    2. Rs. 1008
    3. Rs.1056
    4. Rs. 1120
  10. A shopkeeper sells a badminton racket, whose marked price is Rs. 30, at a discount of 15% and gives a shuttle cock costing Rs. 1.50 free with each racket. Even then he makes a profit of 20%. His C.P per racket is:
    1. Rs. 19.75
    2. Rs. 20
    3. Rs. 21
    4. Rs. 21.25

Solutions: to worksheet-8 Topic- Profit, Loss and Discount

  1. Profit 15%
  2. Rs.375
  3. Rs.1615
  4. 46%
  5. (d)
  6. (a)
  7. (b)
  8. (c)
  9. (b)
  10. (b)

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