# Aptitude:: Percentage

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#### The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:

 A. 4.37% B. 5% C. 6% D. 8.75%

#### Rajeev buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

 A. Rs. 6876.10 B. Rs. 6999.20 C. Rs. 6654 D. Rs. 7000

#### Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

 A. Rs. 15 B. Rs. 15.70 C. Rs. 19.70 D. Rs. 20

#### Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?

 A. Rs. 200 B. Rs. 250 C. Rs. 300 D. None of these

#### Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

 A. 57% B. 60% C. 65% D. 90%

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