The difference between Compound interest and Simple interest on Rs. 6000 for 1 years at 20% per annum reckoned half yearly is :

The difference between CI and SI on a sum of money lent for 2 years at 10% is Rs. 40. The sum is : Let, P = 100x SI = (100×R×T) / 100 SI = (100×10×2) / 100) SI = 20x

A sum of Rs. 2400 deposited at CI, doubled after 5 years. After 20 years it will become : Solution - Given, A = 4800 P = 2400 T = 5 A = P (1 + (r/100))n 4800

The CI on Rs. 5000 for 3 years at 8% for first year, 10% for second year and 12% for third year will be : Solution - Given, P = 5000 R = 8% for first year, 10% for second year

Rs. 6000 amounts to Rs. 7986 in 3 years at CI. The rate of interest is : Solution - Given, A = 7986 P = 6000 T = 3 years R = ? A = P (1 + (r/100))n 7986 = 6000 (1 + (r/100))3

At compound interest, if a certain sum of money doubles in n years, then the amount will be four fold in : Solution - Given, A = 2P A = P (1 + (r/100))n 2P = P (1 + (r/100))n 2

A sum of Rs. 400 would become Rs. 441 after 2 years at r% compound interest, find the value of 'r' : Solution - Given, P = 400 A = 441 R = r% T = 2

The compound interest on Rs. 5000 at 30% per annum in 4 years is : Solution - Given, P = 5000 R = 30% T = 4 A = P (1 + (r/100))n A = 5000 (1 + (30/100))4 A = 5000 ((13/10))4

The compound interest on Rs. 4000 at 25% p.a. in 3 years is : Solution - Given, P = 4000 R = 25% T = 3 A = P (1 + (r/100))n A = 4000 (1 + (25/100))3

The compound interest on Rs. 10000 at 20% p.a. in 4 years is : Solution - Given, P = 10000 R = 20% T = 4 A = P (1 + (r/100))n A = 10000 (1 + (20/100))4 A = 10000 ((12/10))4

The compound interest on Rs. 1000 at 10% p.a. in 3 years is : Solution - Given, P = 1000 R = 10% T = 3 A = P (1 + (r/100))n A = 1000 (1 + (10/100))3

Find the amount of Rs. 1700 invested at 16% half yearly at simple interest for one year : Solution - Given, P = 1700 R = 16% T = 2 (half yearly at simple interest for one year) So,

Find the amount of Rs. 2500 invested at 12% during the period from 4th February, 2005 to 18 April 2005 : Solution - Given, P = 2500 R = 12% T = Feb + March + April

Pratibha invests an amount of Rs. 15,860 in the names of her three daughters A, B and C in such a way that they get the same interest after 2, 3 and 4 years respectively.

A lends a sum of money for 10 years at 5% SI. B lends double the amount for 5 years at the same rate of interest. Which of the following statements is true in this regard?

A person takes a loan of Rs. 200 at 5% simple interest. He return Rs. 100 at the end of 1 year. In order to clear his dues at the end of 2 years, he would pay :

Akul lent Rs. 6000 to Bakul for 2 years and Rs. 1500 to camlin for 4 years and received altogether from both Rs. 900 as simple interest. The rate of interest is :

A sum of Rs. 2500 is lent out in two parts, one at 12% p.a. and another at 12.5% p.a. for one year. If the total annual income is Rs. 306, the money lent at 12% is :

Out of a sum of Rs. 625, a part was lent at 5% SI and the other at 10% SI. If the interest on the first part after 2 years is equal to the interest on the second part after 4 years

A sum of money doubles itself in 12 years. In how many years would it treble itself ?

A sum of money triples (i.e., 3 times) in 15 years at r% of simple interest per annum. What is the value of r? Solution - Given, Principal = P Amount = 3P

At r% per annum a sum doubles after 20 years. The rate of interest per annum is : Solution - Given, Principal = P Amount = 2P (double itself) S.I = Amount - Principal

In what time will a sum of money double itself @ 20% per annum (p.a) simple interest? Solution - Given, Principal = P Amount = 2P (double itself) S.I = Amount - Principal

A sum was put at simple interest at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been put at 4% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs. 112 more. The sum is :

If the rate of simple interest is 12% per annum, the amount that would fetch interest of Rs. 6000 per annum is : Solution - Given, R = 12% T = 1 S.I = 6000 P = ?

What is the sum of amount which gives Rs. 6300 as interest @ 7% per annum of simple interest in 7(1/2) years? Solution - Given, S.I = 6300 P = ? T = 7(1/2) R = 7%

What is the rate of simple interest at which Rs. 14,000 gives interest of Rs. 1960 in two years? Solution - Given, S.I = 1960 P = 14,000 T = 2 R = ? S.I = (P×R×T) / 100

What is the time period for which Rs. 8000 amounts to Rs. 12000 at 20% p.a. of simple interest? Solution - Given, P = 8000 R = 20% T = ? S.I = 12000 - 8000 S.I = 4000

A man borrrows Rs. 4000 and pays back after 5 years at 15% simple interest. The amount paid by the man is : Solution - Given, P = 4000 R = 15 T = 5 S.I = (P×R×T) / 100

Top 50 Most Important Profit, Loss and Discount Questions of Aptitude with Solutions

A trader sold an article at a loss of 5% but when he increased the selling price by Rs. 65 he gained 3.33% on the cost price. If he sells the same article at Rs. 936, what is the profit percentage?

Each A and B sold their article at Rs. 1818 but A incurred a loss of 10% while B gained by 1%. What is the ratio of cost price of the articles of A to that of B?

The profit percentage of A and B is same on selling the articles at Rs. 1800 each but A calculates his profit on the selling price while B calculates it correctly on the cost price which is equal to 20%.

A bookseller procures 40 books for Rs. 3200 and sells them at a profit equal to the selling price of 8 books. What is the selling price of one dozen books, if the price of each book is same?

At style cloth emporium the shopkeeper measures 20% less for every metre of the cloth also he marks-up goods by 20%. What is the profit percentage?

A trader can procure 34 pencils by selling 28 pencils. What is the ratio of cost price to the selling price of a pencil? The Ratio of cost price to the selling price of a pencil is 14 : 17.

The selling price of 13 articles is same as the cost price of 23 articles. What is the profit percentage ? Solution - Let, The cost price of 1 article = 1 The cost price of 23 articles = 23

The Cost price of 19 articles is same as the selling price of 29 articles. What is the amount of loss %? Solution - Let, The SP of 1 article = 1 The SP of 29 articles = 29 The SP of 19 articles = 19

A balance of a trader weighs 10% less than it should be. Still the trader marks-up his goods to get the overall profit of 20%. What is the markup on the cost price?

A scientific calculator is available at Universal Shoppe in Hazratganz at 20% discount and the same is available at only 15% discount at Universal Shoppee Bhootnath Market.

Arun bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee he should sell to gain 20%? Solution - CP of 6 toffees = 100 paises CP of 1 toffee = 100/6

When an article is sold for Rs. 703 loss incurred is 25% less than the profit earned on selling it at Rs. 836. What is the selling price of the article when it earns a profit of 20%?

A company instead of raising the mark-up by 20% discounted the cost price by 20% while stiching the price tag on its product. Further the company offers a discount of 6.25% to its customer.

ITC sells one product at a profit of 20% another at a loss of 20% at the same selling price. What is the loss incurred by ITC?

The difference between CP and SP of a table fan is Rs. 175 when it gives the profit of 14%. What is the selling price of that fan?

When a Shopkeeper reduces the selling price from 1080 to 1026 its loss increases by 4 percentage point. What is the selling price of this same article when it fetches a profit of 4%?

Pepsi and Coke, there are two companies, selling the packs of cold - drinks. For the same selling price Pepsi gives two successive discounts of 10% and 25%.

Titan sells a wrist watch to a wholeseler making a profit of 10%. The wholesaler, in turn, sells it to the retailer making a profit of 10%. A customer purchases it by paying Rs. 990.

By selling a wrist watch at Rs. 405 the shopkeeper incurs a loss of 10%. What is the gain loss percentage if he sells the same watch at Rs. 465?

6% more is gained by selling a coat for Rs. 1425 then by selling it for Rs. 1353. The cost price of the coat is : Solution - SP of coat = Rs. 1353 6% more is gained by selling a coat for Rs. 1425.

A dealer buys a washing machine, listed at Rs. 10000 and gets 10% and 20% successive discounts. He spends 10% of his CP on tansport. At what price (in rupees)

By selling 12 apples for a rupee, a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell to gain 20%? Solution - Let, CP of 1 apple = x SP of 12 apples = 100 paise

Due to an increase of 30% in the price of eggs, 3 eggs less are available for Rs. 9.10. The present rate per egg is : Solution - Price of 3 eggs = 9.10 Price of 1 egg = 9.10/3

A person loses Rs. 20 by selling some bananas at the rate of Rs. 3 per banana and gains Rs. 30, if he sells them at Rs. 3.25 per banana. The number of Bananas sold by him :

A fruit seller declares that he sells fruits at the cost price. However, he uses a weight of 450g instead of 500g. His percentage profit is :

Two third of a consignment was sold at a profit of 5% and the reminder at a loss of 2%. If the total profit was Rs. 400, the value of the consignment (in rupees) was :

A person sold two cows each for Rs. 9900. If he gained 10% on one and lost 20% on the other, then which of the following is true?

An item costing Rs. 200 is being sold at 10% loss. If the price is further reduces by 5%, the selling price will be : Solution - CP of an item = 200 SP of an item = 200 × (90/100) = 180

A merchant marks his goods at Rs. 300 and allows a discount of 25%. If he still gains 12.5%, then the cost price of article is :

On selling an article for Rs. 240, a trader loses 4%. In order to gain 10% he must sell that article for : SP of an article = 240 He loses = 4%, 4% = 1/25, Let, CP = 25x

A trader use a weighing balance that shows 1250 g for a kilogram. He further mark - up his cost price by 20%. What is the profit percentage?

Ragini purchases oranges at Rs. 10 per dozen and sells them at Rs. 12

A single discount equivalent to three successive discounts of 5%, 10%, 20% is : MP = 100 Reduced price = 100 × 0.95 × 0.9 × 0.8 = 100 × 0.684 = 68.4

The cost price of an article 'A' is Rs. 160 and selling price of another article 'B' is Rs. 240. If the selling price of 'A' will be equal to the cost price of B, then the profit after selling A is 20%.

An item was sold after giving two successive discount of 20% and 10% respectively. If the item was sold for Rs. 468. The marked price of that item is :

The marked price of an article is increased by 25% and the selling price is increased by 16.66%, then the amount of profit doubles. If the original marked price be Rs. 400

The profit percentage on three articles A, B and C is 10%, 20% and 25% and the ratio of the cost price is 1 : 2 : 4. Also the ratio of number of articles sold of A, B and C is 2 : 5 :2

A trader sells 20 kg of sugar at Rs. 400. A customer asks 20% discount and he agrees to it but instead of 1 kg he gives 4% less sugar. What is the effective discount that customer gets?

Mr. Mittal purchased a car for Rs. 3,00,000 and a bike for his son for Rs. 1,00,000. He sold the car at a profit of 10% and bike at a loss of 20%. What is the net gain or loss?

A shopkeeper sold 12 cameras at a profit of 20% and 8 cameras at a profit of 10%. If he had sold all the 20 cameras at a profit of 15%, then his profit would have been reduced by Rs. 36.

Tinkawala purchased the articles for Rs. 123684. He sold 60% of those at a profit of 16.66% and rest at a loss. Find loss percentage on the remaining if the overall loss is 14%?

A dealer buys a product at Rs. 1920, He sells at a discount of 20% still he gets the profit of 20%. What is the selling price of that product?

A man bought 18 oranges for a rupee and sold them at 12 oranges for a rupee. What is the profit percentage? Solution - CP of 18 oranges = 1 CP of 1 orange = 1/18

What is percentage profit in selling an article at a discount of 20% which was earlier being sold at a 40% profit? Let, C.P. = 100 There was a profit of 40%. S.P. = 100 + 100 × (40/100)

Two articles are sold at the same price. One at a profit of 75% and another one at a loss of 30%.What is the overall profit or loss?

A retailer bought 20 kg tea at a discount of 10%. Besides 1 kg tea was freely offered to him by the wholesaler at the purchase of 20 kg tea. Now he sells all the tea at the marked price to a customer.

60% goods are sold at 5% loss while rest are sold at 10% profit. There is a total profit of Rs. 100, then the worth of goods sold is:

A milkman purchases the milk at Rs. x per litre and sells it at Rs. 2x per litre still he mixes 2 litres water every 6 litre of pure milk. What is the profit percentage?

A trader sells two articles, one at a loss of 10% and another at a profit of 15% but finally there is no loss or gain. If the total sale price of these two articles is Rs. 30,000

Abhishek and Bhanu both are dealers of KML scooters. The price of a KML Scooter is Rs. 28,000. Abishek gives a discount of 10% on whole, while Bhanu gives a discount

In the Chidambaram's family the ratio of expenses to the savings is 5 : 3. But his expenses is increased by 60% and income increases by only 25% thus there is a deficit of Rs. 3500 in the savings.

A fraction is reduced form is such that when it is squared and then its numerator is increased by 25% and the denominator is reduced to 80%, it results in 5/8 of the original fraction.

Top 50 Most Important Percentages Questions of Aptitude with Solutions

Top 50 Most Important Ratio, Proportion and Variation Questions of Aptitude with Solutions

In a mixture of petrol and kerosene, petrol is only 99 litres. If this same quantity of petrol would be presented in another mixture of petrol and Kerosene where total volume would be 198 litres

Sometimes ago in a Cinema hall a blockbuster movie was being shown. Due to excessive demand of the show, manager of the cinema hall increased the prices of tickets in all the three categories.

Half of the volume of petrol and kerosene mixture of ratio 7 : 5 is converted into a mixture of ratio 3 : 1 by the substitution (or replacement) method.

A man bought 9 mangoes for a rupee and sold them at 6 mangoes for a rupee. What is the ratio of profit to the cost price? Solution - C.P of 9 mangoes = Rs. 1, C.P of 1 mango = Rs. 1/9

Sachin bought 1.5 kg fresh grapes. The ratio of water is to pulp was 4:1. When his naughty child crushed these grapes, then some water get wasted. Now the ratio of water is to pulp is 3 : 2.

A three digit number is such that this number itself is divisible by the sum of its digits.The sum of hundreds and unit digit is 6 while the sum of the tens and unit digit is 5. What is the ratio of unit and tens digits :

There are two containers A and B filled with mentha oil with different prices and with volumes 140 and 60 liters respectively. Equal quantities are drawn from both A and B

A tin contains a mixture of Dew and Sprite in the ratio of 7 : 3 and another tin contains the Dew and Sprite in the ratio of 5 : 4. In what proportion should the solution of two tins

x varies directly as (y² +z²). At y = 1 and z = 2, the value of x is 15. Find the value of z, when x = 39 and y = 2. Solution - x varies directly as y² +z², x ∝ y² +z²

x varies directly as y and x varies indiretly as the square of z. When y = 75 and x = 6, then z = 5. Find the value of x when y = 24 and z = 4.

The ratio of numerator to a denominator of a fraction is 1/5 when x and 5x are added to the numerator and denominator respectively to the given fraction then the ratio of the new fraction will be :

10 years ago the age of Karishma was 1/3rd of the age of Babita. 14 years hence the ratio of ages of Karishma and Babita will be 5 : 9. Find the ratio of their present ages :

A rabit takes 22 leaps for every 17 leaps of a cat and 22 leaps of a rabit are equal to 17 leaps of the cat. What is the ratio of the speeds of rabbit and cat ?

The ratio of prices of Cello and Rotomac pens in 2000 were in the ratio of 3 : 5. In 2005 the price of Cello pen trebles itself and the price of Rotomac pen is increased by Rs. 100

A girl buys 2 pigeons for 182. She sells one at a loss of 5% and another at a profit of 8%. But she neither gains nor loses on the whole. Find the price of pigeon which has sold at a profit.

Petrol is 7 times heavy than kerosene and castrol Mobil is 18 times as heavy as Kerosene. What should be the ratio of petrol and Mobil in the new mixture

In a wallet the ratio of 25 paise, 50 paise and Re. 1 coins are in the ratio of 12 : 4 : 3, which amounts to Rs. 600. Find the no. of coins of 25 paise :

16 persons can reap 1/5th field in 6 days. How many persons (with same efficiency) are required to reap rest of the field in 8 days ?

6 pumps of kirlosker can fill a tank in 7 days and 2 similar pumps of USHA can fill the same tank in 18 days. What is the ratio of the efficiency of a kirlosker pump and a USHA pump ?

Five numbers a, b, c, d and e are in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5 : 8 : 9 and their sum is 162. Find the average of all these numbers :

When 5 is added to numerator and denominator both of a (positive) fraction, then the new ratio of numerator to denominator becomes 11 : 15. What is the original ratio ?

The ratio of ages of Rahul and Deepesh is 3 : 5. 10 years later this ratio becomes 5 : 7. What is the present age of Deepesh?

a : b = 4 : 9. If 4 is added to both of the numbers then the new ratio becomes 21 : 46. What is the difference between a and b?

The ratio of age of A and B is x : y. If A's age is increased by 3 years and B's age is increased by 2 years then new ratio of their ages becomes 24: 25.

Divide Rs. 6940 in such a way that A gets (2/3)rd of what B gets and B gets (3/5)th of what C gets? What is the share of A and B together ?

The speeds of rickshaw, car and scooter are in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 6. What is the ratio of time taken by each one of them for the same distance ?

Rs. 960 were distributed among A, B, C and D in such a way that C and D together gets half of what A and B together gets and C gets one third amount of B.

The ratio of third proportional to 21 and 42 and mean proportional to 16 and 49 is ? Solution - Let, The third proportion = x. so, 21, 42 and x be in continued proportion.

A hotel incurs two types of expenses, one which is fixed and others depend upon no. of guests. When there are 10 guests, total expenses of hotel are Rs. 6000.

A milk man has a mixture of milk in which ratio of milk and water is 5 : 3. He sells 40 litres of milk i.e. mixture then he adds up 15 litres of pure water. Now the ratio of milk and water is 5 : 4.

The ratio of age of A and B is 8 : 9 and the age of B is 2/3 of C's age and age of C is 9/13 times the age of D. If the age of B is 18 years then the age of C is :

Equal quantities of three mixtures of milk and water are mixed in the ratio 1 : 2, 2 : 3 and 3 : 4. The ratio of water and milk in the mixture is ?

If 4A = 5B and 3A = 2C then the ratio of B : C is : For the ratio of b and c, Divide equation(1) by equation(2) we get, B/C = (4/5)A / (3/2)A B/C = 8/15 Thus, B : C = 8 : 15

Nehru Ji had 'n' chocolates. He distributed them among 4 children in the ratio 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/5 : 1/8. If he gave them each one a complete chocolate, the minimum number of chocolates that he had :

The ratio of working efficiency of A and B is 5:3 and the ratio of efficiency of B and C is 5:8.

There are two vessels containing the mixture of milk and water. In the first vessel the water is 2/3 of the milk and in the second vessel water is just 40% of the milk.

In Ruchika's wallet there are Rs. 16, consisting of 10 paise, 20 paise and Re. 1 coins. The ratio of number of coins 10 paise coins and 20 paise is 6 : 1. The maximum number of Re. 1 coin is:

The value of diamond is directly proportional to the square of its weight. A diamond unfortunately breaks into 3 pieces with weights in ratio 3 : 4 : 5, thus a loss of Rs. 9.4 lakh is incurred.

During our campaign against child labour we have found that in three glass making factories A, B and C there were total 33 children aged below 18 were involved.

In the Squadron of Indian Air Force the ratio of Sukhoi is to Mig and Jaguar together is 5:7 and the ratio of Jaguar is to Sukhoi and Mig together is 1: 2. Find the ratio of Sukhoi and Mig:

In a milk shoppe there are three varieties of milk, ‘pure’, ’Cure’ and ‘Lure’ . The ‘Pure’ milk has 100% concentration of milk. The ratio of milk is to water in the ‘Cure’ is 2:5

The concentration of petrol in three different mixtures (petrol and kerosene) is 1/2 , 3/5 and 4/5 respectively. If 2 litres, 3 litres and 1 litre are taken from these three different vessels and mixed.

Rs. 4536 is divided among 4 men, 5 women and 2 boys. The ratio of share of a man, a woman and a boy is 7: 4: 3. What is the share of a woman?

Mr. Teremere and Mr. Meretere have 5 chocolates and 3 chocolates with them respectively. Meanwhile Mr. Khabbu Singh Joined them and all 8 chocolates were distributed equally

A child has three different kinds of chocolates costing Rs. 2, Rs. 5 and Rs. 10. He spends total Rs. 120 on the chocolates. What is the minimum possible number of chocolates

Hutch and Essar entered into a partnership just 5 months ago. The ratio of profit claimed by Hutch and Essar is 6:17. If Essar had just started his business 12 months ago with Rs. 1275, what is the amount contributed by Hutch?

The ratio of income of Anil and Mukesh is 2 : 3. The sum of their expenditure is Rs. 8000 and the amount of savings of Anil is equal to the amount of expenditure of Mukesh. What is the sum of their savings?

Four numbers are in proportion. The sum of the squares of the four numbers is 50 and the sum of the mean is 5. The ratio of first two terms 1:3. What is the average of the four numbers?

A student obtained equal marks in History and Sociology. The ratio of marks in Sociology and Geography is 2: 3 and the ratio of marks in History and Philosophy is 1: 2.

If 40 articles cost Rs. 180, the cost of 18 articles is : Solution - Cost of 40 aticles = 180 Cost of 1 article = 180/40 Cost of 1 article = 9/2 Cost of 18 articles = 18(9/2) Cost of 18 articles = 81

In the Awadh school Gomti Nagar, there are 500 students. 60% of the students are boys, 40% of whom play hockey and the girls don't play hockey, 75% of girls play badminton.

The population of a village is 5,000 and it increases at the rate of 2% every year. After 2 years, the population will be : Solution - Let, The population of a village = 5000 First year it increases at the rate of 2%

In the Regional Science center, Lucknow the rate of the ticket is increased by 50% to increased the revenue, but simultaneously 20% of the visitor decreased. What is percentage change in the revenue

A college has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs. 600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people

In Veeru Bhai Pvt. limited company 60% of the employees are men and 48% of the employees are Engineer and 66.6% of these are men. The percentage of women who are not engineers:

A salesman gets commission on total sales at 9%. if the sale is exceeded Rs.10,000 he gets an additional commission as bonus of 3% on the excess of sales over Rs.10,000.

Last year in CAT, each section of the question paper had a different weightage. The weightage of QA, DI and VA/RC sections was 8, 9 and 10 respectively.

The average weight of a class of students is 67.5 kg. The weight of the class teacher is 25% more than the average weight of the class. The average weight of the class is less than the class teacher by x%.

Hariharan goes to a shop to buy an FM Radio costing Rs. 1404, including sales tax of 8%. He asks the shopkeeper to reduce the price of radio so that he can save an amount equal to the sales tax.

An alloy contains the copper and aluminum in the ratio of 7 : 4 While making the weapons from this alloy, 12% of the alloy got destroyed. If there is 12 kg of aluminum in the weapon, then weight of the alloy required is :

In a class of MBA students 16.66% students are from commerce background, 12.5% students are from science background, 6.66% students from engineering background and rest are from arts background.

In a library 60% of the books are in Hindi, 60% of the remaining books are in English rest of the books are in Malayalam. If there are 4800 books in English, then the total number of books in Malayalam are?

In an examination a candidate got 30% marks and failed by 30 marks. If the passing marks are 60% of the total marks, then the maximum marks will be:

The shopkeeper increased the price of a product by 25% so that customer finds difficult to purchase the required amount. But Somehow the customer managed to purchase only 70%

80% of a smaller number is 4 less than 40% of a larger number. The larger number is 85 greater than the smaller one. The sum of these two number is :

The monthly salary of shahid and kareena together is $28000. The salary of shahid and kareena is increased by 25% and 12.5% respectively then the new salary of kareena becomes 120%

The square of a positive number is 2000% greater than the number itself, then the square of that number is : Solution - Let, The positive number = x Square of a positive number = x + (2000/100)x

The cost of a car is 400% greater than the cost of a bike. If there is an increase in the cost of the car is 15% and that of bike 20%. Then the total increase in the cost of the 5 cars and 10 bikes is:

Three candidates A, B and C contested an election. Out of these total votes on a voter list 25% did not vote and 6.66% votes polled were invalid. C got 2450 valid votes

In the New Stock Exchange there are 45% female employees and thus the number of male employees is exceeded by 72. Hence the total no. of employees in the New York Stock Exchange is :

Abhinav scores 80% in physics and 66% in chemistry and the maximum marks of both the papers are 100. what percent does he score in maths which is of 200 marks

The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves. The cost of mangoes increased by 30% but the cost of packaging decreased by 50%,

The actual area of a rectangle is 60 Cm^2, but while measuring its length a student decreases it by 20% and the breadth increases by 25%. The percentage error in area, calculated by the student is :

Lagaan is levied on the 60% of the cultivated land. The revenue department collected a total Rs. 3,84,000 through the lagan from the village of Sukhiya.

My salary is Rs. 12,345 per month. The salary of my brother is 10% greater than that of mine. The salary of my only sister is 9.09% greater than that of my only brother.

In an examination 70% of the candidates passed in History and 50% in Geography and 20% students failed in both the subjects. If 500 students passed in both the subjects

600 students took the test on physics and chemistry. 35% students failed in physics and 45% students failed in chemistry and 40% of students who passed in chemistry also passed in physics

In my office there are 30% females employees and 30% of these earn greater than Rs. 8,000 per month and 80% of male employees earn less than Rs. 8,000 per month .

40% of the no. when added to the square of the same number, then it is increased to 4040% of itself the actual no. is Solution - Let, The actual number = x According to the question

The price of a car depreciates in the first year by 25% in the second year by 20% in the third year by 15% and so on. The fixed price of the car after 3 years, if the present cost of the car is 10,00,000.

In our Singapore office there are 60% female employees. 50% of all the male employees are computer literate. If there are total 62% employees computer literate out of the total 1600 employees, then the no. of female employees who are computer literate :

Out of a no. of electronics items, a person purchases 60% coloured TVs. 5% of these were found to be defective. The percentage of defective TVs in all is :

When 40% of a number is added to 42, the result is the number itself. The number is : Solution - Let, The number = x (40% of x) + 42 = x (40/100) * x = x - 42 (4/10)x = x - 42

A's salary is half of B. If A got a 50% rise in his salary and B got a 25% rise in his salary, then the percentage increase in combined salaries of both is

Two candidates fought an election. One got 65% of the votes and won by 600 votes. The total number of votes polled is : Solution - Let, The total number of votes

The price of an item is increased by 20% and then decreased by 20% . The final price as compared to the original price :

In an examination 52% of the candidates failed in Science 42% in Mathematics and 17% in both. The no. of those who passed in the both subjects, is

If the cost of the calculator worth Rs 250 is increased by Rs. 100, the rate of increase is (a) 100% (b)40% (c)25% (d) None of these, cost of the calculator = Rs 250 Increased by = Rs. 100

A is 75% less than B and C is 75% of the difference between A and B, C is what percentage more than A?

Two persons A and B are paid a total of Rs. 2,040 per week by their employer. If B is paid 140 per cent of the sum paid to A, then how much is A paid per week?

A is 40% more than B and B is 60% less than C. If C is 60% more than D, then which of the following is true?

If A is 48% more than B and C is 60% less than the sum of A and B, then A is what percentage more than C?

If A’s income is 40% of B’s income and B’s income is 24% more than C’s income then by what percentage is C’s income more than A’s income? (Your answer should be correct to one decimal )

A is 40% less than B, and C is 40% of the sum of A and B. The difference between A and B is what percentage of C?

Nidhi scored 62 marks in mathematics, 70 in English, 74 in Science. What will be her score in social science so that her total marks be 68%?

A spends 24% on domestic expenditure, 16% on entertainment 12% on education and saves the remaining. If saving is Rs. 3288 then what will be monthly income of A?

How much percent is 3 cm in 12 m? (a) 0.025 (b) 0.25 (c) 2.5 (d) 25 Solution - We know that, 1 m = 100 cm 12 m = 1200 cm therefore, = (3/1200)*100 = 1/4 = 0.25 Hence, The correct answer is (b) 0.25.

A number which, when increased by 16% becomes 1914. The number is :

Percentage means per every hundred. To convert a percent to a fraction, First we have to remove the percentage (%) symbol and divide the number with 100