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1 . Friendly Notes For General Mathemtics 9 PERCENTAGE, RATIO AND PROPORTION SHORT QUESTIONS Q.1- Define Percentage. Also give example. Ans... The word " Percent " means out of hundred or per : hundred. The symbol for percentage is % . » Example: yo Ahmad takes a test and gets /4 marks out of 20. Find the marks percentage? ‘Solution:- *. Marks obtained = 14 Marks percentage = sext 00% =14x5% = 70% : - Q2-. How do a percentage and fraction can be : interconverted? Ans. Percentage. is. converted into fraction by di viding it by . 100. Let us consider 20% 2b aL 1005 Similaty common fraction is converted to percentage by. mauling itby 100 Frichully Notes For General Mathemtics 9 2 Example: 33 100% = 60% 575 6 6, 100% = 64% 25 4 : 7 Q3- If 3 of the students in a school have been away for a holiday. How many out ‘of every hundred have been.on hotiday? Solution:- 4.4 oki 100% = 80% Thys 80 students out of every 160 have been on : holiday. ° Q.4- wif 56 % of the homes ina colony have. a-car. What’ re) age of homes do not have a car? os Solution: - 7 Total number of homes in the colony = /00 % ‘Number of homes having cars = 56% Number of homes having no car. = 100 %~ 56 % : . 44% Q.5- .Explain the term "ratio" also give an example. Ans. . Ratio. is a comparison of two or more like quantities measured in like units. The symbol for ratio is ":". If a ~ and b represent two magnitudes of a quantity where : Ae b-is not zeto then ratio of a to b is written as a: b or Q.6-. Define Antecedent and Consequent ina ratio. . ~. Ans. Ina ratio "@ : 6" the fitst- quantity 'a' is called antecedent and the 2nd quantity 'd" is called consequent. . ., 3 “Friend Nott For General Mathes 9 Q.7- In what ratio 60 mw be decreased fo 24 an Solution:- Required ratio = 24:60" 22:5 ° Q.8- There are 1029 students in a school. 504 of them are girls. Find the ratio of boys to the girls. Solution:+ ~ Total number of student= /029 Number of girls = 504 : Number of boys = 1029— 504 _ = 525 Requited-ratio = ‘Number of boys: Number of wk , = 525:504 » 2175: 168°. 25:24 Ans. Q.9- Define proportion. Ans.. The equalities of two ratios is called proportion. Example: 3:5 and 9: 15 are equal ratios. So we can write 3:52 GIS. . .Q.10- Find the value of 'x' if x : Solution:- We have 23560015 305 . , 1 8083 1 : : Is Q.11-. What are the types of proportions? Ans. There ate three kinds of proportions “@ Direct proportion _ (ij) _-_ Inverse proportion. (iii) Compound proportion.