# IGCSE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 142 - 145 of 175

## Question number: 142

### Describe in Detail

Nisha bought a showpiece in this sale. Its original price was .

(a) How much did Nisha save?

(b) The next day, all items were sold at half the original price. How much more would Nisha have saved if she had waited until the next day to buy the showpiece?

### Explanation

Here,

(a) Price of showpiece is and sale is of 30 %.

So,

So, she got discount of which she saved.

(b) Next day, all items were sold at half the original price that means 50 % reduction.

So, , so she will saved more than saved in 30 % reduction.

## Question number: 143

### Write in Short

Expand the brackets and simplify

### Explanation

Here,

## Question number: 144

### Write in Short

A Sari is having the length of 550 centimeters. If we cut it into equal length of centimeters, then how many piece we will get.

### Explanation

Here, Sari is of 550 centimeters.

We cut it into centimeters of equal length means

So, 550 centimeters = 1 sari’s piece

Then 42.5 centimeters =? pieces

## Question number: 145

### Write in Short

In a college, the number of students taking part in various games in an event, which is shown in the table below.

Games | No. of Students |

Robotics | 50 |

General Knowledge | 45 |

Singing | 40 |

Quiz | 65 |

Draw a bar chart below to show this data. Show your scale on the vertical axis and label the bars.

### Explanation

Here, draw a bar chart by using given data as shown below.

**{point.y}**"},"credits":{"enabled":false},"xAxis":{"categories":["Robotics"," General knowledge"," Singing"," Quiz"],"title":{"text":"Games"}},"yAxis":{"type":"linear","title":{"text":"Number of Students"}},"plotOptions":{"series":{"allowPointSelect":true,"cursor":"pointer"}},"legend":{"floating":true,"backgroundColor":"white","borderColor":"silver","borderWidth":1,"shadow":true},"series":[{"type":"column","name":"Number of students versus games","data":[50,45,40,65],"colors":[{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#7cb5ec"],[1,"rgb(48,105,160)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#434348"],[1,"rgb(0,0,0)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#90ed7d"],[1,"rgb(68,161,49)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#f7a35c"],[1,"rgb(171,87,16)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#8085e9"],[1,"rgb(52,57,157)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#f15c80"],[1,"rgb(165,16,52)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#e4d354"],[1,"rgb(152,135,8)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#2b908f"],[1,"rgb(0,68,67)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#f45b5b"],[1,"rgb(168,15,15)"]]},{"linearGradient":{"x1":0,"y1":0,"x2":0,"y2":1},"stops":[[0,"#91e8e1"],[1,"rgb(69,156,149)"]]}]}]}