Maharashtra State BoardHSC Commerce 11th
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240 candidates appeared for an examination, of which 204 passed. What is the pass percentage? - Mathematics and Statistics

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240 candidates appeared for an examination, of which 204 passed. What is the pass percentage?

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Solution

We find the pass percentage using unitary method

Total number of students Number of students passed
240 204
100 = `(204 xx 100)/240`
= `(51 xx 100)/60`
= `(17 xx 10)/2`
= 85

∴ Pass percentage for the examination is 85%.

Concept: Percentage
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Balbharati Mathematics and Statistics 2 (Commerce) 11th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Commercial Mathematics
Exercise 9.1 | Q 2 | Page 124
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