**NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Exercise 8.2 – Comparing Quantities, has been designed by the NCERT to test the knowledge of the student on the following topics:-**

- Finding the Increase or Decrease Per cent
- Finding Discounts

Estimation in percentages - Prices Related to Buying and Selling (Profit and Loss)

Finding cost price/selling price, profit %/loss% - Sales Tax/Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax

### NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Exercise 8.2 – Comparing Quantities

**NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 8 Exercise 8.2 – Comparing Quantities**

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

**Solution:**

Given, new salary is Rs 1,54,000.

Let, the original salary be

10% increment in salary = x

New salary = Original salary + Increase in salary

154000 = + x

+ x = 154000

x = 140000

Therefore, original salary is Rs. 1,40,000

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