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If X is 60% more than Y then by what percentage is Y less than X?


1. 36% 
2. 33.33%
3. 32.5% 
4. 37.5% 

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 37.5% 

Given:

X is 60% more than Y

Calculation:

As X is 60% more than Y

∴ If Y = 100 then X = 160

Thus Y is less than X by 60 where X is 160.

⇒ Percentage by which Y is less than X = (60/160) × 100 = 37.5% 

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