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## [Smart Math] Percentages Problem 31

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

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. ### Problem

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. ### 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. ### 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. ### Problem

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. ### 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. ### 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. ### 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. ### 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. ### 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%