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The price of an article is reduced by 25% but the daily sale of the article is increased by 30%. The net effect on the daily sale receipts is….
2 1/2% increase
no
2 1/2%decrease
yes
2% increase
no
2% decrease
no
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p is six times as large as q. The percent that q is less than p, is….
83 1/3
yes
70
no
63 1/3
no
50
no
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If the income tax is increased by 19%, the net income is reduced by 1%. The rate of income tax is….
6%
no
4%
no
5%
yes
7.20%
no
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Two successive price increase of 10% and 10% of an article are equivalent to a single price increase of….
19%
no
20%
no
21%
yes
22%
no
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The population of a town is 15000. If the number of males increases by 8% and that of females by 10%, then the population would increase to 16300. Find the number of females in the town.
4000
no
6000
no
3000
no
5000
yes
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