CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-7

  • question_answer
    A student multiplying a number by \[\frac{3}{5}\] instead of \[\frac{5}{3}\]. What is percentage error in the calculation?

    A)  44%  

    B)  34%  

    C)  54%    

    D)  64%

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Let the number be \[x\]. Then, difference in result \[=\frac{5}{3}x-\frac{3}{5}x=\frac{16}{15}x\] Per cent error in result \[=\frac{16x/15}{5x/3}\times 100%\] = 64%

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