### Percentage

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## Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get? A.     57% B.     60% C.     65% D.     90% Correct Answers is : Option A Solution : Total number of votes polled = (1136 + 7636 + 11628) […]

## The price of petrol is increased by 25%. By what percent the consumption be reduced to make the expenditure remain the same?

The price of petrol is increased by 25%. By what percent the consumption be reduced to make the expenditure remain the same? 1. 25% 2. 33.33% 3. 20% 4. None Answer: 2 Solution: It is equivalent to 1.25 decreased to 1. % decrease = (1.25-1)/1.25 X 100 = 20%

## If the length of a rectangle is increased by 33.33%, by what percentage should the breadth be reduced to make the area same?

If the length of a rectangle is increased by 33.33%, by what percentage should the breadth be reduced to make the area same? 1. 20% 2. 33.33% 3. 25% 4. None Answer: 1 Soltion: It is equivalent to 1.25 decreased to 1. So 20% decrease.

## In an election between two candidates, A and B, A secured 56% of the votes and won by 48000 votes. Find the total number of votes polled if 20% of the votes were declared invalid.

In an election between two candidates, A and B, A secured 56% of the votes and won by 48000 votes. Find the total number of votes polled if 20% of the votes were declared invalid. 1. 500000 2. 400000 3. 600000 4. None Answer: 1 Solution: A got 56%  =>  B got 44% Difference = […]

## By what % is 200 more than 50?

By what % is 200 more than 50? 1 100 2. 200 3. 300 4. None Answer: 3 Solution: % difference = (200-50)/50 X 100 = 300 %

## If 20% of 40% of a = 25% of a% of b, then what is b?

If 20% of 40% of a = 25% of a% of b, then what is b? 1. 8/5 2. 16/25 3. 8/25 4. None Answer: 3 Solution: 1/5 X 2/5 X a = ¼ X a X b  =>  b = 8/25