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Divide Rs. 6940 in such a way that A gets (2/3)rd of what B gets

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 ?

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The speeds of rickshaw, car and scooter are in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 6.

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 ?

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Rs. 960 were distributed among A, B, C and D in such a way that C and D

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.

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The ratio of third proportional to 21 and 42 and mean proportional to 16 and 49 is ?

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.

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A hotel incurs two types of expenses, one which is fixed and others depend upon no. of guests.

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.

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A milk man has a mixture of milk in which ratio of milk and water is 5 : 3.

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.

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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

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 :

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Equal quantities of three mixtures of milk and water are mixed in the ratio

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 ?

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If 4A = 5B and 3A = 2C then the ratio of B : C 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

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Nehru Ji had 'n' chocolates. He distributed them among 4 children in the ratio 1/2 : 1/3 : 1/5 : 1/8.

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 :

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

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

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There are two vessels containing the mixture of milk and water. In the first vessel the water is 2/3

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.

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In Ruchika's wallet there are Rs. 16, consisting of 10 paise, 20 paise and Re. 1 coins.

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:

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The value of diamond is directly proportional to the square of its weight.

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.

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During our campaign against child labour we have found that in three glass making factories

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.

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

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:

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In a milk shoppe there are three varieties of milk, ‘pure’, ’Cure’ and ‘Lure’.

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

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The concentration of petrol in three different mixtures (petrol and kerosene)

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.

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Rs. 4536 is divided among 4 men, 5 women and 2 boys. The ratio of share of a man, a woman

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?

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Mr. Teremere and Mr. Meretere have 5 chocolates and 3 chocolates with them respectively.

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

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A child has three different kinds of chocolates costing Rs. 2, Rs. 5 and Rs. 10.

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

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Hutch and Essar entered into a partnership just 5 months ago.

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?

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The ratio of income of Anil and Mukesh is 2 : 3. The sum of their expenditure is Rs. 8000

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?

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Four numbers are in proportion. The sum of the squares of the four numbers is 50

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?

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A student obtained equal marks in History and Sociology. The ratio of marks in Sociology

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.

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If 40 articles cost Rs. 180, the cost of 18 articles is :

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

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In the Awadh school Gomti Nagar, there are 500 students.

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.

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The population of a village is 5,000 and it increases at the rate of 2% every year.

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%

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In the Regional Science center, Lucknow the rate of the ticket is increased by 50%

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

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A college has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building

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

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In Veeru Bhai Pvt. limited company 60% of the employees are men

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:

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A salesman gets commission on total sales at 9%. if the sale is exceeded Rs.10,000

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.

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Last year in CAT, each section of the question paper had a different weightage.

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.

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The average weight of a class of students is 67.5 kg.

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%.

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Hariharan goes to a shop to buy an FM Radio costing Rs. 1404, including sales tax of 8%.

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.

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An alloy contains the copper and aluminum in the ratio of 7 : 4

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 :

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In a class of MBA students 16.66% students are from commerce background,

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.

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In a library 60% of the books are in Hindi, 60% of the remaining books are in English

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?

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In an examination a candidate got 30% marks and failed by 30 marks.

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:

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The shopkeeper increased the price of a product by 25% so that customer

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%

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80% of a smaller number is 4 less than 40% of a larger number.

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 :

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The monthly salary of shahid and kareena together is $28000.

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%

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The square of a positive number is 2000% greater than the number itself, then the square

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

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The cost of a car is 400% greater than the cost of a bike. If there is an increase in the cost

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:

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Three candidates A, B and C contested an election. Out of these total votes on a voter list 25%

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

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In the New Stock Exchange there are 45% female employees

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 :

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Abhinav scores 80% in physics and 66% in chemistry and the maximum marks

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

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The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves.

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%,

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The actual area of a rectangle is 60 Cm^2, but while measuring its length a student

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 :

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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.

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.

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

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.

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In an examination 70% of the candidates passed in History and 50% in Geography

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

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600 students took the test on physics and chemistry. 35% students failed in physics

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

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

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 .

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40% of the no. when added to the square of the same number,

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

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The price of a car depreciates in the first year by 25% in the second year by 20%

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.

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In our Singapore office there are 60% female employees. 50% of all the male employees are computer literate

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 :

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Out of a no. of electronics items, a person purchases 60% coloured TVs.

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 :

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When 40% of a number is added to 42, the result is the number itself. The number 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

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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,

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

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Two candidates fought an election. One got 65% of the votes and won by 600 votes.

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

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The price of an item is increased by 20% and then decreased by 20% .

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

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In an examination 52% of the candidates failed in Science 42% in Mathematics and 17% in both.

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

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If the cost of the calculator worth Rs 250 is increased by Rs. 100, the rate of increase 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

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A is 75% less than B and C is 75% of the difference between A and B

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

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Two persons A and B are paid a total of Rs. 2,040 per week by their employer.

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?

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A is 40% more than B and B is 60% less than C. If C is 60% more than D

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?

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

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?

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If A’s income is 40% of B’s income and B’s income is 24% more than C’s income

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 )

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A is 40% less than B, and C is 40% of the sum of A and B.

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?

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Nidhi scored 62 marks in mathematics, 70 in English, 74 in Science.

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%?

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A spends 24% on domestic expenditure, 16% on entertainment 12% on education

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?

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How much percent is 3 cm in 12 m?

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.

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

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

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What is percentage and How to calculate it ?

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