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- In an examination a candidate who gets 30% of the marks fails by 75 marks. But another candidate who gets 42% marks gets 15 marks more than are required fo...
- In the year 2014, the population of a village P was 20% more than the population of village R. In the year 2015, after increasing by 40%, total popula...
- In a two digit positive number, the digit in the unit’s place is equal to the square of the digit in ten’s place, and the difference between th...
- The total number of students in a college is 13,200. If the number of male students increases by 30% and the number of female students increases by 20% in ...
- In a recent survey in a city, 60% houses contained two or more persons and rest have only 1 person. Of those houses having only one person, 45% were having...
- The boys and girls in a college are in the ratio 3:2. If 15% of the boys and 25% of the girls are adults, then adults are approximately how much % less tha...
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- One fourth of one third of two fifth of a number is 15. What will be 40% of that number ...
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- 270 candidates appeared for an examination, of which 252 passed. The pass percentage is : ...
- If x is 80% of y, then what percent of 2x is y?
- A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction ? ...
- 1100 boys and 700 girls are examined in a test; 42% of the boys and 30% of the girls pass. The percentage of the total who failed is :
- If the length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and the area is unchanged , then its corresponding breadth must be decreased by? ...
- A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3, What is the percentage error in the calculation ? ...
- Sahil spends 30% of his monthly income on food articles, 40% of the remaining on conveyance and clothes and saves 50% of the remaining. If his monthly sala...
- If A's height is 40% less than that of B, how much percent B's height is more than that of A? ...
- 20% of 35% of a number is 175. What is 18% of that number?
- In a job fair, 50% of the people are graduates, one fifth of them are post graduates and rest are double graduates. If three-fourth of the graduates, 60% o...
- In order to maximise his gain, a theatre owner decided to reduce the price of tickets by 10% and as a result of this, the sales of tickets increased by 40%...
- A car driver’s income consist of his salary and tips. During one week his tips were 5/4 of his salary. What portion of his total income came from tip...
- Arun saves 30% of his salary while Gagan saves 32%. If both get the same salary and Gagan saves Rs. 1600, find the savings of Arun?
- The weight of two persons Vishwas and Vivek are in the ratio 5:7. If the weights are increased in such a way that Vivek’s weight is increased by 20% ...
- A salesman is allowed 24% commission on the total sales by him and a bonus of 1% on the sales over Rs. 25000. If the total earnings of a salesman is Rs. 11...
- 57L of milk water is poured into a tub and the tub was found to be 5% empty. To completely fill the tub, what mount of additional milk must be poured?
- The difference between the value of the number increased by 10% and the value of the number decreased by 20% is 72. Find the number.
- The difference between the value of the number increased by 10% and the value of the number decreased by 20% is 72. Find the number.
- A no. is multiplied by 35 instead of being multiplied by 53. What % is the result of the required correct value?
- A person gives 20% of his salary to his wife and 25% of the remaining to his children. Now he is left with Rs. 27000. What is his total salary?
- 8.5 can be expressed in terms of percentage as:
- A village lost 20% of its cattle in a flood, 20% of remaining died due to diseases and 20% of the rest were disabled. If the number left now is 9600. What ...
- Vipul decided to donate 5% of his salary. On the day of donation he changed his mind and donated Rs. 1687.50, which was 75% of what he had decided earlier....
- If 75% of a number is added to 75, the result is the number itself, then the number is:
- Sunita scored 434 marks in a test and failed by 6 marks. If the passing marks of the test is 25%. What is the maximum mark of the test?
- A student has to secure 40% marks to pass an examination. He gets 150 marks and fails by 30 marks. What are the maximum marks?
- Vodafone charges a fixed rental of Rs. 450 per month. It allows 200 calls free per month. Each call is charged at 1.8 when the number of calls exceeds 200 ...
- If 35% of 40% of 7/5 of a number is 490, then what is 25% of 2/3 of that number?
- A student multiplied a number by 2/5 instead of 5/2. What is the percentage error in the calculation?
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The term "percent" is derived from the Latin word "per centum," which means "per hundred. Percentage is a way of expressing a number as a fraction of 100..

A percentage is a ratio that compares a number to 100. For example, if a quantity is expressed as 50%, this means that the quantity is equal to 50 parts out of 100. Another way to understand it is that 50% is equivalent to the fraction 0.5, which is equal to 50/100.

In mathematics, there are several formulas and methods for calculating percentages, such as finding the percentage increase or decrease of a number, converting a fraction or decimal to a percentage, or finding the original number given the percentage.

That’s why Percentage forms a crucial part of the Quantitative Aptitude syllabus of various competitive exams like- RBI Grade B, SEBI Grade A, NABARD Grade A, ECGC PO, IBPS PO, IBPS SO, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, etc. Furthermore, MCQ questions based on Percentage are also asked in Data Interpretation, which forms a major part of aforementioned exams. Therefore, you need to prepare this topic properly to ace this section.

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