Percentage Mcqs

Q.  A person was asked to subtract 25% of a number from the original but he subtracted 25 from the number. His answer was 25 more than correct one. What was the original number?

a. 160
b. 180
c. 225
d. 200


ANSWER: See Answer
 
25 + 25 = 50
25% —— 50
100% —– ? => 200
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