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    Graph, Ratio and %

    Hello Experts,

    Plz find attached jpg file for Graph:

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    If the ratio of the profit in 1999 to that in 2000 was 10:17,
    what was the ratio of profit in 2000 to that in 2001 ?

    1) 17:27
    2) 5:8
    3) 7:10
    4) cannot be determined
    5) None of these



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    Last edited by ift38375; February 24th 2013 at 02:45 AM.
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    Hey ift38375.

    Hint: What are the values of profit for 2000 and 2001 as shown in the graph?
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    Hello Expert, You are talking about which values in Graph.....There are no any values just given only percent.
    Last edited by ift38375; February 24th 2013 at 08:08 PM.
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    You can still find ratios with percentages.
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    How ??
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    With a percentage increase, you have new_value = old_value*(1+percentage_increase/100).
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    What will be the values of new_value, old_value and percentage_increase..
    can you plz solve this question as per given Graph..
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    Its better if I don't just give the whole answer, but I'll say that for your problem percentage_increase = 60%
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    Re: Graph, Ratio and %

    Anyone else who can help me out ................
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