# Percentage Increase and Decrease

## Trending Questions

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A shopkeeper earns a profit of rs.1 by selling one pen and incurs a loss of 40 pause per pencil while selling her old stock . In a particular month she incurs a loss of rs.5.In this period , she sold 45 pens.How many pencils did she sell in this period?

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An elevator descends into a mine shaft at the rate of 6m per minute . If it begins to its descend from 15 m above the ground level and what will be it's position after 45 m

**Q.**The salary of a person was increased by 15%. If his salary now is ₹9936, what was his initial salary?

**Q.**

Every month, a man spends 72% of his income and saves ₹12, 600. Find: (1) his monthly income (2) his monthly expenses

**Q.**

Four times a number is a ____$\%$ increase in the number.

**Q.**

A shopkeeper earns a profit of rupees one by selling one pen and incurs a loss of 40 pause per pencil while selling pencil of her old stock.

#1: in a particular month she incurs a loss of rupees five. In this period she sold 45 pens. How many pencils did she sell in this period?

#2: in the next month she earns neither profit nor loss. If she sold 70 pens how many pencils did she sell?

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A fruit-seller had some apples. He sells 40% of them and still has 420 apples. How many apples had he in all?

(a) 588

(b) 600

(c) 700

(d) 725

**Q.**A fruit-seller had some apples. He sells 40% of them and still has 420 apples. Find the number of apples he had originally.

**Q.**

What percent of $240$ is $30$ $?$

**Q.**The number of illiterate people in the country decreased from 150 lakhs to 100 lakhs. What is the decrease% ?

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When a quantity is increased to 1.7 times its original value, the increase in percentage is :

35%

70%

17%

170%

**Q.**Due to an increase in the price of sugar by 25%, by how much per cent must a householder decrease the consumption of sugar so that there is no increase in the expenditure on sugar?

**Q.**

I bought a second-hand car for ₹ 50, 000, spent ₹ 5, 000 on transportation and sold it for ₹ 59, 400. What is my profit %?

3%

1%

0%

8%

**Q.**The population of a town increases at 5% per annum. Its present population is 16000. What will be its population after 2 years?

**Q.**

A company gains profit of RS 12 per each piece of pen and loss of RS 8 per each box of pencil .the company sells 2500 pieces of pen and 4000 boxes of pencil of in month. What is the profit or loss?

**Q.**

The population of a town increases 10% annually. If its present population is 60000, what will be its population after 2 years?

**Q.**If price of rice increases from ₹100 to ₹150 per kg, find the percentage increase in price.

- 15%
- 25%
- 50%
- 75%

**Q.**

Convert $86.5\%$ into fraction.

**Q.**

A railway ticket cost Rs. 720, a further tax of 3% on this amount is added to it. What is the total of this ticket?

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If the cost of water bottle is decreased from Rs 15 to Rs 12 then the percentage decrease is:

3%

13%

20%

10%

**Q.**

Find 24% less than 160 kg.

Find 40% more than ₹390.

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The number obtained after increasing 100 by 30% is:

101

91

81

111

**Q.**

Solve the following.

A person saves 12% of his salary every month. If his salary is Rs. 2, 500/- what is his expenditure?

**Q.**

Mr Saxena is a dealer of used cars. He purchased a car for ₹75, 000 and then spent ₹7, 000 in servicing it and ₹16, 500 in painting it. He expects a profit ₹15, 000 on selling the car. What should be the S.P?

₹90, 000

₹110, 600

₹113, 500

₹98, 500

**Q.**Saroj'a collection of stamps is 25% more than that of Sarita.How much percent is Sarita's collection less that SAroja's collection

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Rs 5.4 is what percent of 18 rupees?

32%

25%

30%

23%

**Q.**

A man buys a book for 300 rupees and sells it at a gain of 30 rupees. Find the gain percent?

7%

5%

10%

1%

**Q.**

After making a withdrawal, the amount of money in Sunil's bank account decreased by 42.5%

Then he had 1, 380 rupees left in his account.

How much money did Sunil withdraw?

1, 020 rupees

3, 247 rupees

1, 867 rupees

2, 400 rupees

**Q.**

Goutham takes 497 h to deliver 3, 976 food packets to the houses on his route. What is the rate per hour at which he delivers food packets?

5 food packets per hour

4 food packets per hour

8 food packets per hour

7 food packets per hour

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Mr Saxena is a dealer of used cars. He purchased a car for ₹75, 000 and then spent ₹7, 000 in servicing it and ₹16, 500 in painting it. He expects a profit ₹15, 000 on selling the car. What should be the selling price?