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A Shepherd had n goats in the year 2000. In 2001 the no.of goats increased by 40% . In 2002 the no. of goats declined to 70%. In 2003 the no. of  goats grew by 30%. In 2004, he sold 10% goats, then he had only 34,398 goats. The percentage increase of the no.of goats in this duration was:

A) 14.66% B) 16.66%
C) 20% D) 33.33%

Answer:   A) 14.66%



Explanation:

There is no need to use the no of goats i.e (34,398). let initially thete be 1000 goats then 

  1000 -----> 1400 -----> 980 -----> 1274 ----->1146.6

Thus the % increase = \inline \frac{1146.6-1000}{1000}\times 100 = 14.66%

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One-third of the boys and one-half of the girls of a college participated in a sport. If the number of participating students is 300, out of which 100 are boys. What is the total number of students in the college?

A) 500 B) 300
C) 600 D) 700
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 700

Explanation:

Let number of boys in the school = x

Let number of girls in the school = y

Number of students participated in the sports = 300

Out of which boys = 100

but given number of boys participated in sports = x/3

=> x/3 = 100

=> x = 300

Remaining girls = 300 - 100 = 200

=> y/2 = 200

=> y = 400

Therefore, total number of students in the school = x + y = 300 + 400 = 700

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If 25% of three-seventh of 26% of a number is 145.5, what is the number?

A) 4987 B) 5784
C) 5223 D) 4741
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 5223

Explanation:

Given, 

25% of three-seventh of 26% of a number is 145.5

Let the required number be 'N'

i.e, 

N = 

=> N = 5223.07

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A student multiplied a number by 2/5 instead of 5/2. What is the percentage error in evaluation ?

A) 52% B) 64%
C) 84% D) 77%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 84%

Explanation:

Let the number be 'x'

Then, according to the given data,

 

= 84%

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Ramesh spent Rs. 38460 on the renovation of his home, Rs. 24468 on buying furniture and remaining 28% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount ?

A) 87400 B) 92520
C) 88470 D) 90150
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 87400

Explanation:

Let X be the total amount with Ramesh

Given 28% of X = Cash remaining

=> Amount spent = 72% of X = 38460 + 24468 = 62928

=> 72% of X = 62928

=>  X = ?

=> X = 87400

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What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question ?

52.5% of 800 + 30.5% of 2800 = ? + 87.30

A) 1096.30 B) 1226.70
C) 1124.20 D) 1186.70
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1186.70

Explanation:

52.5% of 800 + 30.5% of 2800 = ? + 87.30

420 + 854 - 87.30 = ?

1274 - 87.30 = ?

? = 1186.70

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