# Percentages

## Trending Questions

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Find the percentage of pure gold in 22-carat gold, if 24-carat gold is 100% pure.

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A's income is 25% more than B. By how much percent is B's income less than A?

25%

16.66%

20%

22.5%

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Micro Sims Pvt. Ltd. produces $1200$ phones everyday. If out of these, $2\frac{1}{3}\%$ are faulty and $4\frac{1}{3}\%$ are defective in packaging. Then how many non-faulty and non-defective packaged phones are produced everyday?

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A's income is 20% less than that of B. By what per cent is B's income more than A's ?

**Q.**The cost of 15 articles is equal to the selling price of 12 articles. Find the profit per cent.

- 55%
- 45%
- 35%
- 25%

**Q.**A number is increased by 10% and then it is decreased by 10%. Find the net increase or decrease percent. [3 MARKS]

**Q.**72% of 25 students are good in mathematics. How many are not good in mathematics?

- 3
- 9
- 7
- 5

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The population of a town increases 10% annually. If the present population is 22000, find its population a year ago.

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In an examination, 65% of the total examinees passed. If the number of failures is 420, the total number of examinees is

(a) 500

(b) 1000

(c) 1200

(d) 1625

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A table was sold for ₹2142 at a gain of 5%.At what price it should it be sold to gain 10%.

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$x\%$ of $y$ is $y\%$ of ?

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Two numbers are respectively 30 percent and 40 percent less than a third number. What percent is the second of the first ?

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A period of 4 hours 30 min is what per cent of a day? (a)1834% (b)20% (c)1623% (d)19%

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Balanced diet should contain 12% of protiens, 25% of fats and 63% of carbohydrates. If a child needs 2600 calories in his food daily, find in calories the amount of each of these in his daily food intake.

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Gunpowder contains 75% nitre and 10% sulphur. Find the amount of gunpowder which carries 9 kg nitre. What amount of gunpowder would contain 2.5 kg sulphur?

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If the selling price of 16 water bottles is equal to cost price of 17 water bottles . Find the gain per cent earned by the dealer.

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Divide Rs. 7000 among A, B and C such that A gets 50% of what B gets and B gets 50% of what B gets and B gets 50% of what C gets.

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One - third of 1206 is what per cent of 134? (a) 3% (b)30% (c)20% (d)300%

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Aman's income is 20% less than that of Anil. How much percent is Anil's income more than Aman's income?

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Find the percentage of pure gold in 22-karat gold, if 24-karat gold is hundred percent pure gold.

9123%

823%

9157%

923%

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In an election between two candidates, one, candidate secured 58% of the votes polled and won the election by 18, 336 votes. Find the total number of votes polled and the votes secured by each candidate.

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What per cent of 27 is 135? (a) 2.5 % (b) 10 % (c) 20 % (d) 25 %

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A man bought two TV sets for Rs. 42500. He sold one at a loss of 10%

and other at a profit of 10%. If the selling price of each TV set is same, determine the cost price of each set.

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Amit was given an increment of 20% on his salary. If his new salary is Rs. 15300, what was his salary before the increment ?

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An alloy contains 40% copper, 32% nickel and rest zinc. Find the mass of zinc in one kg of the alloy.

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In an examination a student has to secure 40percent marks to pass Rahul gets 178 Marks and fails by 32 marks what are the maximum marks?

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x is 5% of y, y is 24% of z. If z. If x =480, find the values of y and z.

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Find $12\frac{1}{2}$ percent of $64$ with an explanation.

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Two numbers are respectively 20 percent and 50 percent more than a third number. What percent is the second of the first ?

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Radha earns 22% of her investment. If she earns Rs. 187, then how much did she invest?