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anonymous
 one year ago
If salary of A is greater than B by 50% then salary of B is how much % less than A?
anonymous
 one year ago
If salary of A is greater than B by 50% then salary of B is how much % less than A?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Equations: A = 1.5B Solve for "B":: B = A/(1.5) = A/(3/2) = (2/3)A

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0B gets \[\frac{ 1 }{ 3 } \]

dm91
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ayeshaafzal is right it would be 1/3 or 11% less than A

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The math is correct... the conversion of the answer (fraction) to (percentage) is wrong.....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No it's not 11% but how did you got 1/3. The ans is (1/3)100=33.33%

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you have A which is 50% greater than B. Converting that to a number from percentage you get 1.50 (because its 50 % greater meaning 150% ... bring that to a decimal you shift to the left two decimal points yielding 1.50) so now you have 1.5B = A . You are solving for B. (1.5 is the same as 3/2) solving for B you get B = 2A/3 . You are looking for how much less than A is B. so 1/3 more of B would yield A or B is 1/3 of A less. converting 1/3 to a percentage yields 33.33333 %
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