Find Difference b/w Number Obtained by Increasing & Decreasing Values

The difference between a number obtained by increasing a certain number by 8% and that obtained by diminishing it by 3% is 407. The original number is

  1. 3700
  2. 3400
  3. 3500
  4. 3600
Pushpendra Pal Dean Asked on 14th September 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (1) 3700

Explanation:-
Let the original number be X

According to the question,
108 X/100 – 97 X/100 = 407
(108 X – 97 X)/100 = 407
11 X/100 = 407
11 X = 407 x 100
X = 407 x 100/11
X = 37 x 100
X = 3700

Then, the original number is 3700.

Hence, the answer is (1) 3700.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 15th September 2015.
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