The Number 12,000 is First Decreased by 25% and Then Increased by 25%. Find the Resulting Number. - Mathematics

Sum

The number 12,000 is first decreased by 25% and then increased by 25%. Find the resulting number.

Solution

The resulting = The original number x (1 -25/100) xx (1+25/100)

= 12000 xx (75)/(100) xx (125)/(100)

= 11,250

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 7 Percent and Percentage
Exercise 7 (A) | Q 18 | Page 83