# Recent questions tagged percentage

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Two numbers are less than a third number by $40 \%$ and $43 \%$ respectively. The percent by which the second number is less than the first is :$5$$6$$7$$10$

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If $60 \%$ of $(x-y) = 30 \%$ of $(x+2y),$ then what percent of $x$ is $y?$$10 \%$$15 \%$$20 \%$$25 \%$

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The population of bacteria culture doubles every $2 \text{ min}$. Approximately, how many minutes will it take for the population to grow from $1000$ to $500,000$ bacteri...

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Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:In an examination, there are $100$ questions divided into three groups A, B and C such that each group co...

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The total of male and female populations in a city increased by $25 \%$ from $1970$ to $1980.$ During the same period, the male population increased by $40 \%$ while the ...

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In a tournament, a team has played $40$ matches so far and won $30 \%$ of them. If they win $60 \%$ of the remaining matches, their overall win percentage will be $50 \%....

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A box has $450$ balls, each either white or black, there being as many metallic white balls as metallic black balls. If $40 \%$ of the white balls and $50 \%$ of the blac...

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Raj invested ₹$10000$ in a fund. At the end of first year, he incurred a loss but his balance was more than ₹$5000.$ This balance, when invested for another year, gre...

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Identical chocolate pieces are sold in boxes of two sizes, small and large. The large box is sold for twice the price of the small box. If the selling price $\text{per gr...

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In the final examination, Bishnu scored $52\%$ and Asha scored $64\%.$ The marks obtained by Bishnu is $23$ less, and that by Asha is $34$ more than the marks obtained by...

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In May, John bought the same amount of rice and the same amount of wheat as he had bought in April, but spent ₹$150$ more due to price increase of rice and wheat by $20...

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In a group of people, $28\%$ of the members are young while the rest are old. If $65\%$ of the members are literates, and $25\%$ of the literates are young, then the perc...

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Of $150$ people polled, $105$ said they rode the city bus at least $3$ times per week. How many people out of $100,000$ could be expected to ride the city bus at least $3...

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Sonal has finished reading $30\%$ of a $340$-page novel. How many pages has she read?$102$$103$$105$$113$

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In an examination, $52\%$ of the candidates failed in English, $42\%$ in Mathematics and $17\%$ in both. The number of those who passed in both the subjects, is :$83\%$$2...

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A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at $C.P$. but he mixes it with water and thereby gains $25\%$. The percentage of water in the mixture is :$25\%$$20\%$$4\%$...

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$5\%$ income of $A$ is equal to $15\%$ income of $B$ and $10\%$ income of $B$ is equal to $20\%$ income of $C$. If income of $C$ is ₹ $2000$, then total income of $A, B...

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A man sells an article at a gain of $15\%$ Had he bought it at $10\%$ less and sold it for ₹ $4$ less, he would have gained $25\%$. The cost price of the article is :�...

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A jar full of whisky contains $40\%$ of alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing $19\%$ alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be ...

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The price of an article was increased by $p\%$, later the new price was decreased by $p\%$. If the last price was Re. $1$ then the original price was:$\dfrac{1-p^{2}}{200...

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Tarun bought a T.V with $20\%$ discount on the labelled price. If he had bought it with $25\%$ discount, he would have saved $₹500$. At what price did he buy the T.V.?$...

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One litre of water is evaporated from $6$ litres of a solution containing $4\%$ of sugar. The percentage of sugar in the remaining solution is:$\dfrac{7}{5}\% \\$$\dfrac{...

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Irvin sold a book at a profit of $12\%.$ If Irvin had sold it for Rs. $18$ more, then $18\%$ would have been gained. Find the cost price.Rs. $600$Rs. $300$Rs. $400$Rs. $2...

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Shirin went to a bakery and bought items worth Rs. $25,$ out of which $30$ paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was $6\%,$ then what was the cost...

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Irvin sold a book at a profit of $12\%$. If Irvin had sold it for $\text{₹}18$ more, then $18\%$ would have been gained. Find the cost price.$\text{₹}600$$\text{₹}3...

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After the price of apples reduced, it enabled a person to purchase $3$ apples for $₹1$ instead of $₹1.25$. What is the percentage reduction in price?$20$$25$$30$$33.3...

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The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it.Va...

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The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it.$\...

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$1/4$th of $60\%$ of a number is equal to $2/5$th of $20\%$ of another number. What is the respective ratio of the first number to that of second number?$8:15$$5:9$$8:13$...

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Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured $9$ marks more than the other and his marks were $56\%$ of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them...

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The salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh and Rajesh were in the ratio $6:5:7$ in $2010$, and in the ratio $3:4:3$ in $2015$. If Ramesh’s salary increased by $25\%$ during $2010-2...

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In an examination, the score of $\text{A}$ was $10\%$ less than that of $\text{B}$, the score of $\text{B}$ was $25\%$ more than that of $\text{C}$, and the score of $\te...

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In $2010$, a library contained a total of $11500$ books in two categories -fiction and nonfiction. In $2015$, the library contained a total of $12760$ books in these two ...

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In an examination, the maximum possible score is $\text{N}$ while the pass mark is $45\%$ of $\text{N}$. A candidate obtains $36$ marks, but falls short of the pass mark ...

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Out of the shirts produced in a factory, $15\%$ are defective, while $20\%$ of the rest are sold in the domestic market. If the remaining $8840$ shirts are left for expor...

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In a village, the production of food grains increased by $40\%$ and the per capita production of food grains increased by $27\%$ during a certain period. The percentage b...

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Arun's present age in years is $40\%$ of Barun's. In another few years, Arun's age will be half of Barun' s. By what percentage will Barun's age increase during this peri...

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Ravi invests $50\%$ of his monthly savings in fixed deposits. Thirty percent of the rest of his savings is invested in stocks and the rest goes into Ravi's savings bank a...

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The number of girls appearing for an admission test is twice the number of boys. If $30\%$ of the girls and $45\%$ of the boys get admission, the percentage of candidates...