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Percentage Problems

Dear Reader, Below you will find important formulas of percentage problems. Following that you will find solved questions. These questions will help you in preparation for all bank exams including IBPS, SBI, RRB and other banks. Percent: By a...
Question 1 The percentage of numbers from 11 to 75 which are divided by 5 or 7 is: a)31 b)35 c)36 d)41 Answer : a)31 Solution: Clearly, the numbers which divided by 5 or 7 from 11 to 75 are 14, 15, 20, 21, 25, 28, 30, 35, 40, 42, 45, 49, 50, 55,...
Question 1 Mr.Madhan purchases some articles with market price of Rs.2400. If the tax of the article increased from 10/3 % to 7/2 % then what will be the difference in his purchases. a)Rs 5 b)Rs 3 c)Rs 1 d)Rs 2 Answer: b)Rs 3 Solution: Given...
Question 1 Evaluate 45% of 920 + 15% of 280 a) 456 b) 400 c) 389 d) 526 Answer: a)456 Solution: 45% of 920 = 45/100 x 920 = 9/2 x 92 = 9 x 46 = 414 Now, 15% of 280 = 15/100 x 280 = 3 x 14 = 42 Then, 45% of 920 + 15% of 280 = 414 + 42 = 456...
Question 1 Praveen paid 15% less than Vino. Kavi paid 25% more than Praveen. If the total sum of their payment is Rs.17475, then how much did Vino paid? a) Rs.6000 b) Rs.6190 c) Rs.6290 d) Rs.6500 Answer : a) Rs.6000 Solution : Let the payment of...
Question 1 The value of 126% of 7 1/7 is: a) 9/1 b) 148/7 c) 7/1 d) 151/7 Answer : a) 9/1 Solution : We have to find, 126% of 7 1/7 = 126% of 50/7 = 126 / 100 x 50 / 7 = 126 /(2 x 7) = 9 126% of 7 1/7 is 9. Question 2 Find the value of X from 44%...
Question 1 What % of 780 is 259.2 ? a) 33.23 b) 32.23 c) 31.23 d) 30.23 Answer : a) 33.23 Solution : Let X% of 780 is 259.2 Then, (X/100)x780 = 259.2 780X/100 = 2592/10 78X = 2592 X = 2592/78 = 33.23 Hence the answer is option a. Question 2...
Results on Population: Let the population of a town be P now and suppose it increases at the rate of R% per annum, then: 1. Population after n years = P x (1 + R/100)n 2. Population n years ago = P/(1 + R/100)n Let the population of a town be P now...
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