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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4269 and #4270 are correct. Good work!

#4271. A fruitseller sells mangoes at the rate of $9 per kilogram and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kilogram, he should have sold them to make a profit of 5%?

#4272. A property dealer sells a house for $630,000 and in the bargain makes a profit of 5%. Had he sold it for $500,000, then what percentage of loss or gain he would have made?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4271 and #4272 are correct. Excellent!

#4273. If Selling Price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent.

#4274. At what profit percent must an article be sold so that by selling at half that price, there may be a loss of 30%?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4273 and #4274 are correct, bobbym! Neat work!

The solution #4273 is correct, Denominator! Well done!

#4275. The profit earned by selling an article for $832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for $448. What should be the selling price for making 50% profit?

#4276. The profit earned by selling an article for $900 is double the loss incurred when the same article is sold for $450. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4275 and #4276 are correct. Brilliant!

#4277. If 35% of a number is 175, then what percent of 175 is that number?

#4278. Two-fifth of one-third of three-seventh of a number is 15. What is 40 percent of that number?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4277 and #4278 are correct. Remarkable!

#4279. If 15% of 40 is greater than 25% of a number by 2, when what is the number?

#4280. Subtracting 40% of a number from the number, we get the result as 30. Find the number.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4279 and #4280 are correct. Good work!

#4281. The number which exceeds 16% of it by 42 is ______________.

#4282. What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have squares that end in the digit 1?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4281 and #4282 are correct. Brilliant!

#4283. If a number x is 10% less than another number y and y is 10% more than 125, then what is x equal to?

#4284. If 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number itself. What is the number?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4283 and #4284 are correct. Neat work!

#4285. The sum of two numbers is 2490. If 6.5% of one number is equal to 8.5% of the other, then what are the numbers?

#4286. The sum of two numbers is 28/25 of the first number. The second number is what percent of the first?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4285 and #4286 are correct. Superlative!

#4287. The difference of two numbers is 20% of the larger number. If the smaller number is 20, then what is the larger number?

#4288. When any number is divided by 12, then the dividend becomes 1/4 of the other number. By how much percent first number is greater than the second number?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #4287 is correct, bobbym! Well done!

The solutions #4287 and #4288 are correct, Denominator! Excellent!

#4289. If one number is 80% of the other and 4 times the sum of their squares is 656, then what are the numbers?

#4290. Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A:B.

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