Month: September 2017

Percentage practice problems with shortcut tricks

Example 1  : Find 8 percent of Rs. 225. 8% of 225=8*225/100 2/25*225=18 Rs Example 2:  Express 20, as a percentage of 40. 20/40 *100 =50% Example 3: The population of town has increased from 50,000 to 60,000, find increased percentage? Increase in population= 60,000-50,000=10,000 Percentage increase= 10,000/60,000 *100 =100/6% Example 4: In a basket