Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
- Posts: 155

Hello

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solutions #4289 and #4290 are correct. Brilliant!

#4291. The population of a town increased from 175,000 to 262,500 in a decade. What is the average percent increase of population per year?

#4292. A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4291 and #4292 are perfect. Marvelous!

#4293. After deducting a commission of 5%, a Television set costs $9595. What is its Marked Price?

#4294. A fruit seller had some apples. He sells 40% apples and still has 42 apples. Originally, how many did he have?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solution #4293 is correct. Well done!

The solution #4294 I get

#4295. In an examination, 35% of the students passed and 455 failed. How many students appeared for the examination?

#4296. A student has to obtain 33% of the total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. What were the maximum marks?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
- Posts: 155

Hello

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym and Denominator,

Your solution #4294 is correct. Sorry, bobbym!

The solutions #4295 and #4296 is correct. Neat work, bobbym and Denominator!

#4297. In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes the the other candidate got, was _________

#4298. In an election involving two candidates, 68 votes were declared invalid. The winning candidate secures 52% and wins by 98 votes. What is the total number of votes polled?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solution #4297

The solution #4298 is correct. Neat work!

#4299. Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of $550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?

#4300. A student secures 90%, 60%, and 54% marks in test papers with 100, 150, and 200 respectively as maximum marks. What is the percentage of his aggregate?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4299 and #4300 are correct. Neat job!

#4301. Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. What are marks obtained by them?

#4302. If x is 90% of y, then what percent of x is y?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solution #4301 is correct. Good work!

#4303. Kevin spent $35,000 in buying raw materials, $40,000 in buying machinery and 20% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What is the total amount?

#4304. A man spends 35% of his income on food, 25% on children's education, and 80% of the remaining on house rent. What percent of his income he is left with?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solution #4303 I get

.The solution #4304 is correct. Good work!

#4305. If x% of y is the same as 4/5 of 80, then what is the value of xy?

#4306. If x% of y is 100 and y% of z is 200, then find the relation between x and z.

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4305 and #4306 are correct. Excellent!

#4307. If p% of p is 36, then what is p equal to?

#4308. If x% of y is equal to z, what percent of z is x?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solution #4307 is correct. Neat job!

#4309. A scored 30% marks and failed by 15 marks. B scored 40% marks and obtained 35 marks more than those required to pass. What is the pass percentage?

#4310. The price of a table is $400 more than that of a chair. If 6 tables and 6 chairs together cost $4800, by what percent is the price of the chair less than that of the table?

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi ganesh;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline

**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 18,072

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #4309 and #4310 are correct. Excellent!

#4311. Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60% are males of whom 20% are literate. If, of all the inhabitants, 25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate?

#4312. 37.5 % of the candidates in an examination were girls, 75% of the boys and 62.5% of the girls passed and 342 girls failed. Find the number of boys failed.

Character is who you are when no one is looking.

**Online**

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 98,182

Hi;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

Offline