NCERT Class 8 Mathematics Solutions: Chapter 8 – Comparing Quantities Exercise 8.1 Part 2

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Find the value of x

Find the Value of X

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Question: 4 A football team won 10 matches out of the total number of matches they played. If their win percentage was 40, then how many matches did they play in all?


Let total number of matches be .

According to question,

of total matches

Hence total number of matches is 25.

Question: 5 If Chameli had 600 left after spending 75% of her money, how much did she have in the beginning?


Let beginning money

Spending money of total money

Left money of total money

Chameli had Rs. 2400 in the beginning.

Question 6: If 60% people in a city like cricket, 30% like football and the remaining like other games, then what percent of the people like other games? If the total numbers of people are 50 lakh, find the exact number who like each type of game.


People like cricket

People like football

People like other games

Total number of people

Now, number of people like cricket

Number of people like football

Numbers of people like other games

Hence, numbers of people like other games are 5, 00,000.