8th Class Mathematics Percentage Question Bank Percentage, Profit and Loss

  • question_answer 16) Ramu saves 14% of his salary while Ramesh saves 24%. If both get equal salaries and Ramesh saves Rs. 1440, then Ramu's expenditure is

    A)  Rs. 5000          

    B)  Rs. 5160   

    C)  Rs. 6000                      

    D)  Rs. 7440

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    (b): Let both have salaries = ' S' Saving (Ramu) = 0.14S Saving (Ramesh) = 0.24S Expenditure (Ramu) = 0.86S Now, 0.24S = 1440 = S = 6000 \[\Rightarrow 0.86S=6000\times \frac{86}{100}=60\times 86=5160/-\]

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