Question

Pankaj gives 15% of her salary to his wife, 5% of the remaining amount to his children and 20% of the remaining to his parents. If Pankaj is left with Rs. 36176, what is his total salary?

A Rs. 60000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Rs. 56000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Rs. 52000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Rs. 55000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Sol. Let Pankaj’s total salary be Rs. x Pankaj is left with = 85% of 95% of 80% of x As per the question, Pankaj is left with = Rs. 36176 85% of 95% of 80% of x= 36176 ⇒ x =36176*100*100*100/85*95*80= 56,000 Pankaj’s total salary = Rs. 56, 000.

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