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A number X is mistakenly divided by 10 instead of being multiplied by 10. What is the percentage error in the result?

A) -99% B) +99%
C) -100% D) +100%

Answer:   A) -99%

Explanation:

By mistake = \inline \frac{x}{10}

Actual value = \inline x\times 10

% Change = \inline \frac{10x-\frac{x}{10}}{10x}\times 100 = \frac{99}{100}\times 100

               = 99% (negative)

Since actual value is greater than the wrong value.

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Two numbers are 35% and 42% are less than a third number .How much percent is the second number less than the first ?

A) 10.769 % B) 11.23 %
C) 10.4 % D) 9.87 %
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 10.769 %

Explanation:

I      II     III

65   58   100

65 -------- 7
100 ------ ?  => 10.769%

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Q:

The salary of Mr. X is 30% more than that of Mr. Y . Find what percent of Mr. Y’s salary is less than Mr. X’s ?

A) 24% B) 23 1/3%
C) 25 1/2% D) 22 8/9 %
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 23 1/3%

Explanation:

y=100 x=130

130---------30
100---------? => 23 1/3%

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Q:

45% of 750  -  25% of 480 = ?

A) 337.50 B) 217.50
C) 376.21 D) 120
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 217.50

Explanation:

Given expression = (  x 750) - (  x 480) = (337.50 - 120) = 217.50

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Q:

What percent is 120 of 85 ?

A) 133.33 % B) 141.17 %
C) 145.54 % D) 139.29 %
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 141.17 %

Explanation:

=> p = 12000/85 = 141.17 %

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Q:

A number increased by 30% gives 390. The number is

A) 180 B) 300
C) 480 D) 260
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 300

Explanation:

Let the number be 'N'
Given N + 30N/100 = 390
=> 130N/100 = 390
=> N = 390 x 10/13
=> N = 300.

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