The length and width of a rectangular garden were each increased by 20%, and then what would be the per cent increase in the area of the garden?
The weight of an empty bottle is 20% of the weight of bottle when filled with some liquid. Some of the liquid has been removed. Then, the bottle, along with the remaining liquid, weighed half of the original weight. What fractional part of the liquid has been removed?
None of these
The difference between compounded interest and simple interest on a certain amount of money at 5% per annum for 2 years is Rs.15. find the sum :
A shopkeeper sells a pair of sunglasses at a profit of 25%. If he had bought it at 25% less and sold it for Rs.10 less, then he would have gained 40%. Determine the cost price of the pair of glasses :
A company blends two varieties of tea from two different tea gardens, one variety costing Rs.20 per kg and other Rs.25 per kg in the ratio 5: 4. He sells the blended tea at Rs.23 per kg. Find his profit per cent :
No profit, no loss
A person had deposited Rs.13,200 in a bank which pays 14% interest. He withdraws the money and invests in Rs.100 stock at Rs.110 which pays a dividend of 15%. How much does he gain or lose?
If a% of x is equal to b% of y, then c% of y is what % of x?
There are five boxes in a cargo hold. The weight of the first box is 200kg and the weight of the second box is 20% higher than the weight of the third box, whose weight is 25% higher than the first box. The fourth box at 350kg is 30% higher than the fifth box. The difference in average weight of the four heaviest boxes and the four lightest boxes is :
At what price should I buy a share, the value of which is Rs.100, paying a dividend of 8%, so that my yield is 11% ?
A trader marks his goods at such a price that he can deduct 15% for cash and yet make 20% profit. Find the marked price of an item which cost him Rs.90 :
Rs. 135 11/13
Rs. 105 3/13
Rs. 127 1/17
Rs. 95 1/21
40% of the students in a college play basket ball, 34% of the students play tennis and the number of students who play both the games is 234. The number of students who play neither basket ball nor tennis is 52%. Determine the student population in the college :
Sumit lent some money to Mohit at 5% per annum simple interest. Mohit lent the entire amount to Birju on the same day at 8 ½ % per annum. In this transaction, after a year Mohit earned a profit of Rs.350. find the sum of money lent by Sumit to Mohit :
None of these
A sum of money invested at compound interest amount in 3 years to Rs.2400 and in 4 years to Rs.2520. The interest rate per annum is :
In a class 40% of the boys is same as ½ of the girls and there are 20 girls. Total number of students in the class is :
The population of bacteria culture doubles every 2 minutes. Approximately, how many minutes will it take for the population to grow from 1000 to 500,000 bacteria?
The population of a city increases at a rate of 4% per annum. There is an additional increase of 1% in the population due to influx of job seekers. The % increase in the population after 2 years is :
An article is listed at Rs.65, a customer bought this article for Rs.56.16 and got two successive discounts of which one is 10%. The other rate of discount of this scheme that was allowed by the shopkeeper was :
In what proportion must water be added to spirit to gain 20% by selling it at the cost price?
2 : 5
1 : 5
3 : 5
4 : 5
The capital of a company is made up of 50000 preferred shares with dividend of 205 and 20000 common shares, the par value of each type of share being Rs.10. The company had a total profit of Rs.1, 80,000 out of which Rs.30,000 was kept in reserve fund and the remaining distributed to shareholders. Find the dividend per cent to the common shareholders :
The population of a city increases at a rate of 4% per annum. There is an additional due to the influx of job seekers. The % increase in the population after 2 years is therefore :
A scooter costs Rs.25,000 when it is branded new. At the end of each year, its value is only 80% of what it was at the beginning of the year. What is the value of the scooter at the end of the 3 years?
Two equal sums of money are lent at the same time at 8% and 7% per annum simple interest. The former is recovered 6 months earlier than the later and the amount in each case is Rs.2,560. The sum and the time for which the sums of money are lent out are :
Rs.2,000, 3.5years and 4 years
Rs.1,500, 3.5years and 4 years
Rs.2,000, 4 years and 5.5 years
Rs.3,000, 4 years and 4.5 years
An 8 litres cylinder a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen, the volume of oxygen being 16% of total volume. A few litres of mixture is released and an equal amount of nitrogen is added. Then the same amount of the mixture as before is released and released and replaced by the nitrogen for the second time. As a result, the oxygen contents become 9% of the total volume. How many litres of mixture is released each time?
Subhash purchased a refrigerator on the terms that he is required to pay Rs1,500 cash down payment followed by Rs.1,020 at the end of first year, Rs.1,003 at the end of second year and Rs.990 at the end of third year. Interest is charged at the rate of 10% per annum. Calculate the cash price :
Mr. Yadav spends 60% of his salary on consumable items and 50% of the remaining on clothes and transport. He saves the remaining amount. If his savings at the end of the year were Rs.48,456, how much amount per month would he have spent on clothes and transport?