# What is the wages of Worker? If

A textile worker’s wages is increased by 20% and afterwards decreased by 20%, than the % of wages is

- increased by 4%
- decreases by 4%
- do not change
- increased by 3.5%

**Answer: (b) decreases by 4%
Explanation:-**

Let be the worker’s wages = 100

According to Question, worker’s wages is increased by 20% = 100 + 100 x 20/100

= 100 + 20 = 120

and decreased by 20% = 120 – 120 x 20/100 = 100 – 24 = 96

then, = 96 – 100 = – 4% decreases