If A sells at a profit of Rs.2 per apple and B sells apples at a loss of Rs.2 per apple, such that at the end of the day, the net profit percentage of A is equal to the net loss percentage of B and the quantity of apples sold by each are the same their net profit or loss percentage is :
no profit, no loss.
loss of 4%
loss of more than 4
loss of less than 4%
If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as:
4% of a
5% of a
20% of a
None of these
A contractor undertakes to built a walls in 50 days. He employs 50 peoples for the same. However after 25 days he funds that only 40% of the work is complete. How many more man need to be employed to complete the work in time ?
When processing flower-nectar into honeybees' extract, a considerable amount of water gets reduced. How much flower-nectar must be processed to yield 1kg of honey, if nectar contains 50% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 15% water?
A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The Quantity sold at 18% profit is
In a city, 40% of the people are illiterate and 60% are poor. Among the rich, 10% are illiterate. What percentage of the poor population is illiterate?
None of these
A certain sum of money is borrowed by a person at 8% simple interest for 4 years. If he has topay Rs. 7384 as interest, what is the total amount he has to pay?
What strength of 20 ml acid should be added to 10 ml of 50% acid to get an average strength of 20% acid?
80% of p = 40% of Q and Q = X % P . Then the value of x is
If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 150%, the resultant fraction is 7/10. What is the original fraction?
A man invests Rs. 3000 at a rate of 5% per annum. How much more should he invest at a rate of 8%, so that he can earn a total of 6% per annum?
A salesman makes a commission of x percent on the first Rs. 2,000 worth of sales in any given month and y percent on all further sales during that month. If he makes Rs. 700 from Rs. 4,000 of sales of March and he makes Rs. 900 from Rs. 5,000 of sales in April, what is the value of x?
During one year the population o f a town increased by 20% and during the next year it diminished by 20%. Then the population now is
Same as in the beginning
Greater than that in the beginning
Less than that in the beginning
None of the above
At what rate percent per annum will the simple interest on a sum money be 2/5 of the amount in 10 years?
Peter bought an item at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it with 40% increase on the price he bought it. The new sale price is by what percent more than the original price?
In an organisation average salary of employee is Rs 12,000. If the average salary of 15 employees is increased by 15% and the average salary of remaining 10 employees is increased by 10%, what is the overall percentage increase in average salary of all the 25 employees together
None of these
The price of a VCR is marked at Rs. 12,000. If successive discounts of 15%, 10% and 5% be allowed, then at what price does a customer buy it?
What will be the difference between simple and compound interest @ 10% per annum on a sum of Rs. 1000 after 4 years?
From the salary of an officer, 10% is deducted as house rent, 20% of the rest, he spends on conveyance, 20% of the rest he pays as income tax and 10% of the balance, he spends on clothes. Then, he is left with Rs. 15,552. Find his total salary?
Even after reducing the marked price of a transistor by Rs. 32, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 15%. If the cost price be Rs. 320, what percentage of profit would he have made if he had sold the transistor at the marked price?
A man invests Rs. 3000 at a rate of 5% per annum. How much more should he investat a rate of 8%, so that he can earn a total of 6% per annum?
Fresh grapes contain 90% water by weight while dried grapes contain 20% water by weight. What is the weight of dry grapes available from 20 kg of fresh grapes?
The banker's discount on Rs. 1600 at 15% per annum is the same as true discount on Rs. 1680 for the same time and at the same rate. What is the time?
12.5% * 33% * 40% * 3333.55 =?
A money lender finds that due to a fall in the annual rate of interest from 8% to 7(3/4)%, his yearly income diminishes by Rs. 61.50. His capital is
In a shop, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, find out approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
A retailer buys an electronic buzzer for Rs. 215. His overhead expenses are Rs. 25. If he sells the buzzer for Rs. 300, his profit percentage would be
The banker’s discount on a sum of money for 1(1/2) years is Rs. 558 and the true discount on the same sum for 2 yers is Rs. 600. The rate percent is
Aman gave 40% of the amount he had to Rohan. Rohan in turn gave one-fourth of what he received from Aman to Sahil. After paying Rs. 200 to the taxi driver out of the amount he got from Rohan, Sahil now has Rs. 600 left with him. How much did Aman have?
If A=x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?
A is smaller than B
A is greater than B
Relationship between A and B cannot be determined.
If x is smaller than y, then A is greater than B.