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Question

Mr. X who spends 62% of his salary is able to save Rs. 342. What is his salary?

A

Rs. 900.

B

Rs. 1000.

C

Rs. 800.

D

Rs. 1100.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the salary be x. His saving% is 100 - 62 = 38, so 38% of x = 342, which gives x = $342/38$ × 100 = Rs. 900.


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