What will be the Ratio of the Basic Pay?If

Two persons A and B get the same salary. Their basic pay are different. The allowances are 65% and 80% of the basic pay respectively. What is the ratio of the basic pay?

  1. 11:10
  2. 12:11
  3. 7:5
  4. 17:15
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 2nd July 2015 in Maths.
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ANS (2) 12:11

Let the basic salary of   A=x, and basic salary of B=y

The total salary of A= x+ 65% of x,

and  ………………..for B= y+ 80% of y,

therefore both of the salaries are equal

A=B    =>   x+(65x)100=y+(80y)100

on solving equation we get x/y =180/165=12/11

hence ans will be   x:y=12:11.

Dilshad230 Newbie Answered on 20th February 2016.
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