1. ## Percentage

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.

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2. What is meant by 125% more..

If B is 100, then what is A?

3. 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
$A=B+1.25B$

$B=C-.60C$

Can you simplify and substitute?

4. So

$
A=B+1.25B=2.25B
$

$
B=C-.60C=0.4C
$

By substitution,
$A=(2.25)(0.4C)$
$A=0.9C$

So A is 10% less than C. Am I correct?

5. Originally Posted by acc100jt

So A is 10% less than C. Am I correct?
Indeed.