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Two numbers are, respectively, 5% and 35% less than a third number. What percent is the second of the first?

A

$68{8/19}$ %.

B

$73{5/18}$ %.

C

61 %.

D

$64{13/21}$ %.

Soln.
Ans: a

If the third number is 100, first number is (100 - 5) = 95, and the second number is (100 - 35) = 65. The required ratio is $65/95$ × 100 = ${1300/19}$, which is same as: $68{8/19}$%.


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