There are three numbers A,B and C. A is 125% more than B, and B is 60% less than C. By what percentage is A more than C. Appreciate those who help
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What is meant by 125% more.. If B is 100, then what is A?
Originally Posted by acc100jt There are three numbers A,B and C. A is 125% more than B, and B is 60% less than C. By what percentage is A more than C. Appreciate those who help $\displaystyle A=B+1.25B$ $\displaystyle B=C-.60C$ Can you simplify and substitute?
So $\displaystyle A=B+1.25B=2.25B $ $\displaystyle B=C-.60C=0.4C $ By substitution, $\displaystyle A=(2.25)(0.4C)$ $\displaystyle A=0.9C$ So A is 10% less than C. Am I correct?
Originally Posted by acc100jt So A is 10% less than C. Am I correct? Indeed.
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