# Percentage Mcqs

Q.  Moons salary was first increased by 20% and then decreased by 20%. If his present salary is Rs. 7200, then what was his original salary?

a. Rs. 8000
b. Rs. 7500
c. Rs. 7400
d. Rs. 7200
e. None of these

ANSWER: See Answer

Let Mohan’s salary be Rs.100.

When increased by 20%, Mohan’s salary = Rs.120
Again when decreased by 20%, Mohan’s salary = 120 – 24 = Rs. 96.
But present salary is Rs. 7200
for, 96 —> 100 ; 7200 —> ?
Required salary is 7200/96 * 100 = Rs. 7500
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