Posted by **Simran** on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:12am.

Plz give solution as soon as possible

What number will be obtained on decreasing 240 by 25/2%

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**drwls**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:19am
25/2% = 12 1/2% = 1/8

1/8 of 240 is 30. That will be the decrease.

The new (decreased) number is 210

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**Simran**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9:15am
Can u tell me plz how is obtained 1/8

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**drwls**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9:59am
As I wrote, 12 1/2% = 1/8

You should be able to prove that

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**Simran**, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 11:33am
Ok thanx

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