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#6826 2021-02-11 04:10:52

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#6827 2021-02-11 15:26:31

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Neat work!

#4929. A clerk received an annual salary of $3660 in the year 1975. This was 20% more than his salary in 1974. What was his salary in 1974?


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#6828 2021-02-12 03:24:45

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6829 2021-02-12 15:40:34

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Good work!

#4930. Due to inflation, the price of rice is increased by 25% and as a result, a person can have 5 kilograms less rice for $500. What was the initial price of rice per kilogram?


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#6830 2021-02-13 03:35:01

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6831 2021-02-13 15:53:05

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Neat work!

#4931. The length, breadth, and height of a box in the shape of a cuboid are decreased by 10%, 20%, and 10% respectively. Find the percentage change in the volume of the box.


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#6832 2021-02-14 04:55:27

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6833 2021-02-14 15:48:37

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Excellent!

#4932. In a class, 52% of the students failed in English and 42% failed in mathematics. If 17% failed in both the subjects, then find the percentage of candidates, who passed in both the subjects.


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#6834 2021-02-15 03:41:23

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6835 2021-02-15 16:14:29

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Neat work!

#4933. What is the sum of 100 terms of the series 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 - 6 + ....


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#6836 2021-02-16 03:41:35

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#6837 2021-02-16 17:29:15

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Neat work!

#4934. Roger has a book costing $42. He sold it at a profit of 50%. The second purchaser sold it at once again at a loss of 50%. What price did he sell it?


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#6838 2021-02-17 03:46:59

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6839 2021-02-17 15:19:46

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Good work!

#4935. (a) By selling a chair for $450, a shopkeeper incurs a loss of 10%. Find the cost price of the chair for the shopkeeper.

#4935. (b) By selling a wristwatch for $52.50, a man gains 5%. What will be the cost price of the wristwatch?


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#6840 2021-02-18 04:03:56

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6841 2021-02-18 15:30:23

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Neat work!

#4936. A cellular phone when sold for $5,400 fetches a profit of 20%. Find the cost price of the cellular phone.


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#6842 2021-02-19 04:13:13

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6843 2021-02-19 15:26:50

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Good work!

#4937. A shopkeeper sold goods for $3,000 and made a profit of 20% in the process. Find his profit percent if he had sold his goods for $3,500.


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#6844 2021-02-20 03:46:45

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6845 2021-02-20 15:32:36

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Neat work!

#4938. A mobile phone is sold for $935 at a profit of 10%. What would have been the actual profit or loss on it, if it had been sold for $810?


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#6846 2021-02-21 03:07:39

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6847 2021-02-21 16:03:51

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Neat work!

#4939. If a shirt costs $64 after 20% discount, what was the original price in $?


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#6848 2021-02-22 02:56:26

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Re: Oral puzzles


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#6849 2021-02-22 15:55:05

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Re: Oral puzzles

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Neat work!

#4940. A' got 30% concession on the label price of an article and sold it for $8,750, with a 25% profit on the price he bought. Find the label price.


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#6850 2021-02-23 04:08:40

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Re: Oral puzzles


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