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If A's Salary Is 25% Higher Than B's Salary, How Much Per Cent Is B's Salary Lower Than A's?

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Doug Brighton Profile
Doug Brighton answered
20.

If B=100 then A=125.  Thus, B is 25 less than A.  Since A = 125, you take 25/125 to get you answer: .2 or 20%
AMz N-A Profile
AMz N-A answered
Don't know why I'm answering this but you basically answered the question by saying 25%.
What I think you meant was if A salary = 100% than B salary = 100-25=75%.
SO find the answer by dividing salary B 75 by Salary A 100 and then x by 100. :D
tony baloney Profile
tony baloney answered
Amz,I agree. 25%.
A=400
B=300
same difference either way
thanked the writer.
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tony baloney commented
Now that I think about it, doug has a point.The figure I gave is approx. 33 1/3 percent high than B. My bad.

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