Percentage Mcqs

Q.  If P gets 25% more than Q, then by what percent does Q get less than P?

a. 33 1/3%
b. 30%
c. 20%
d. 16 2/3%
e. None of these


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let Q get 1 unit.

25% of 1 unit = 1/4 = 0.25
P gets (1 + 0.25) i.e., 1.25 units.
Difference = (1.25 – 1) = 0.25
Required percentage = 0.25/1.25 * 100 = 1/5 * 100 = 20%
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