Percentage Mcqs

Q.  There are two numbers. If 40% of the first number is added to the second number, then the second number increases to its five-fourth. Find the ratio of the first number to the second number?

a. 8 : 25
b. 25 : 8
c. 8 : 5
d. 5 : 8
e. None of these


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let the two numbers be x and y.

40/100 * x + y = 5/4y
=> 2/5 x = 1/4 y => x/y = 5/8
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