SSC Sample Paper SSC CGL - Sample Paper-10

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    The monthly income of a person was Rs. 13500 and his monthly expenditure was Rs. 9000. Next year his income increased by 14% and his expenditure increased by 7%. The per cent increase in his savings was

    A)  7                                

    B)  21

    C)  28                   

    D)  35

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Original savings \[=Rs.(13500-9000)=Rs.\,4500\] New income\[=114%\] of Rs. 13500 \[=(114\times 1350)=Rs.15390\] New expenditure = 107% of Rs. 9000             \[=Rs.(107\times 90)\]             \[=Rs.\,9630\] New savings\[=Rs.(11390-9630)\]             \[=Rs.\,5760\] \[\therefore \] Percentage increase in savings             \[=\frac{5760-4500}{4500}\times 100\]             \[=\frac{1260}{45}=28%\]        

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