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

#1591. The price of wheat falls by 16%. By what percentage a person can increase the consumption of wheat so that his overall budget does not change?

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

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

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

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

The solution #1591 is perfect. Brilliant!

#1592. A district has 64000 inhabitants. If the population increases at the rate of 2.5% per annum, then what would be the number of inhabitants at the end of 3 years?

**The divergent series are the invention of the devil, and its a shame to base on them any demonstration whatsoever - Neils Henrik Abel**.**Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it - Samuel Johnson.**

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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.**

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

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

The solution #1592 is correct. Neat job!

#1593. Depreciation applicable to an equipment is 20%. The value of the equipment 3 years from now would be less by what percent?

**The divergent series are the invention of the devil, and its a shame to base on them any demonstration whatsoever - Neils Henrik Abel**.**Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it - Samuel Johnson.**

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

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

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

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

The solution #1593 is correct. Neat work!

#1594. The present population of a country estimated to be 10 million is expected to increase to 13.31 million during the next three years. Find the uniform rate of growth.

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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.**

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

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

The solution #1594 is correct. Neat job!

#1595. A's income is 25% more than B's income. What is B's income in terms of A's income?

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

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

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

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

The solution #1595 is correct. Neat work!

#1596. p is six times as large as q. What percent that q is less than p?

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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.**

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

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

The solution #1596 is correct. Neat work!

#1597. A's salary is 40% of B's salary which is 25% of C's salary. What percentage of C's salary is A's salary?

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

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

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

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

#1598. Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kilograms of fresh fruits?

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

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

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

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

The solution #1598 is correct. Neat work!

#1599. What is the quantity of water (in milliliters) needed to reduce 9 milliliters shaving lotion containing 50% alcohol to a lotion containing 30% alcohol?

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

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

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

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

The solution #1599 is correct. Smart work!

#1600. The weight of the container alone is 25% of the container filled with a certain fluid. When some fluid is removed, the weight of the container and remaining fluid is 50% of the original total weight. What fractional part of the liquid has been removed?

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

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

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

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

The solution #1600 is correct. Brilliant!

#1601. Due to an increase of 30% in the price of eggs, 3 eggs less are available for $7.80. What is the present rate of eggs per dozen?

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

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

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

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

#1602. 40% of the people read newspaper X, 50% read newspaper Y and 10% read both the papers. What percentage of the people read neither newspaper?

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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.**

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

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

The solution #1602 is correct. Neat work!

#1603. There are 600 boys in a hostel. Each plays either hockey or football or both. If 75% play hockey and 45% play football, how many play both?

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