When 60 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 60. The number is

(a) 120
(b) 150
(c) 180
(d) 200

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 29th February 2016 in Maths.
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Answer: (d) 200 

Solution:-
Let the number be X

According to the question, 
X x 60/100 – 60 = 60 
3 X/5 – 60 = 60 
3 X – 300 = 60 x 5
3 X = 300 + 300
3 X = 600
X = 600/3
X = 200

Then, the number is 200. 

Hence, the correct answer is option (d) 200. 

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 2nd March 2016.
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