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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 31

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A housewife reduces her consumption of coffee by 20% due to a 20% increase in price of coffee. What is the percentage effect on the expenditure on coffee?

  1. 4% increase
  2. 2% increase
  3. No change
  4. 2% decrease
  5. 4% decrease
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 30

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Every month M saves 1.67% of his salary of $6000. In how many months will M save $6000?

  1. 60 months
  2. 6 months
  3. 52 months
  4. 48 months
  5. 12 months
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 29

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

1 lb of sweets is marked at $100. Due to festival; a discount of 10% is given. Even after this discount, the shopkeeper earns 35% profit. What loss or gain would the shopkeeper make, if the sweets are sold for $30 less than the marked price?

  1. 5% loss
  2. 8% loss
  3. 5% gain
  4. 8% gain
  5. 3.33% gain
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 28

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

A salesman gets a flat commission of 10% on all sales and a bonus of 2.5% on all sales exceeding $10,000. If in a particular month he earns $2875, what were his sales worth?

  1. $35,000
  2. $23,000
  3. $25,000
  4. $15,000
  5. $24,000
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 27

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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An item is sold at a profit of 10%. Had it been bought for 10% less and sold for $10 less, the profit would have been 20%. What is the cost price of the item?

  1. 100
  2. 1000
  3. 500
  4. 200
  5. 50
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 26

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

For a certain article if the discount is 10%, the profit is 10%. What is the profit if the discount is 5%?

  1. 5%
  2. 10%
  3. 13%
  4. 15%
  5. 16%
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 25

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

A sells B a piece of furniture for $45,000 at a loss of 10% B sells it to C at a price which would have given A a profit of 20%. What percent does B gain?

  1. 50/3
  2. 100/3
  3. 30/2
  4. 50/4
  5. 100/4
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 24

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

A salesman’s terms are changed from a flat commission of 5% on all his sales to a fixed salary of $1000 plus 2.5% commission on all sales exceeding $4000. If his remuneration with the new scheme was $600 more than by the first scheme, what was his sales worth?

  1. $6000
  2. $9000
  3. $12000
  4. $15000
  5. $18000
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 23

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

If the population increases by 3% per annum, what will be the population of the city 2 years hence, if it is 81250 now?

  1. 86198
  2. 87189
  3. 85988
  4. 88198
  5. 85189
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[Smart Math] Percentages Problem 22

Here’s and example of a SMART MATH problem for PERCENTAGES.

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Problem

In a examination of 5 subjects, all with the same maximum score, a candidate scored 60% in the aggregate and marks in proportion to 5 : 4 : 4 : 3 : 4 in individual subjects. What was his highest score in any subject?

  1. 60%
  2. 65%
  3. 70%
  4. 75%
  5. 80%