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

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7802. The speed of a car is increased by 12%. By how much percentage should the time be reduced, so that the distance covered remains the same approximately?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7803. After two successive increases of 25%, the price of petrol is Rs.52 per litre. What was the price per litre of petrol initially?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7804. Alvin got 350 marks and Wilson scored 76 percent marks in the same test. If Wilson scored 296 marks more than Alvin, what were the maximum marks of the test?

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7805. A number 'a' is short of 'b' by 40%. By what percent is 'b' in excess of 'a'?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7806. A's salary is 50% more than that of B's. How much percent is B's salary less that A's?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7807. Two numbers X and Y are respectively 20% and 28% less that a third number Z. By what percentage of the number Y less than the number X?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7808. If increasing 20 by P percentage gives the same result as decreasing 60 by P percentage, what is P percentage of 70?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7809. The price of a car rises by 30% while sales of the car comes down by 20%. What is the percentage change in the total revenue?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7810. 'A' bought a bicycle for $1200, which he sold to 'B' for $1000. Find his loss percentage.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7811. Bob sells an article at a profit of 20%. If the article was bought for $1500, then find the selling price.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7812. Ralph sells an article at a loss of 15% for $850. Find the Cost Price as well as the loss incurred by Ralph.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7813. Find the Cost Price of an article which is sold at a loss of 25% for $480.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7814. Mathew sold an article for $21,000, at a loss of 25%. At what price should he have sold the article in order to gain 10%?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7815. The profit earned after selling an article for $878 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for $636. What is the Cost Price of the article?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7816. A person sold a refrigerator at a loss of $1500 for $10,200. Find the cost price and loss percentage.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7817. A man bought a television set for $800 and spent $400 on it. He sold it for $1500. Find his gain percent.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7818. The profit earned after selling an article for $625 is the same as loss incurred after selling the price for $435. What is the cost price of the article?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7819. By selling a table for $350 instead of $400, the loss percent increases by 5%. Find the Cost Price of the table.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7820. A fruit seller sells mangoes at $9 per kilogram and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kilogram he should have sold to make a profit of 5% (approximately)?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7821. If I would have puchased 11 articles for $10 and sold all the articles at the rate of 10 articles for $11, how much would have been the profit percent?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7822. If on selling 12 notebooks a seller makes a profit equal to the selling price of 4 notebooks, what is his profit percent?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7823. A grocer purchased 2 kilograms of rice @ $15 per kilogram and 3 kilograms of rice @ $13 per kilogram. At what price per kilogram should he sell the mixture to earn one-third profit on the Cost Price?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7824. Vincent purchaced 20 dozens of toys @ $375 per dozen. He sold each one of them @ $33. What was his profit percent?

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7825. Find the marked price, if Cost Price of shirt is $420 and marked price is

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline

**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
- Posts: 31,668

Hi,

#7826. The labeled price of a product is $750. If it is sold at 20% discount and the dealer earns 25% profit, what is the Cost Price

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

Offline