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Percentage Shortcuts Tricks

Shortcut tricks on Percentage are one of the most important topics in exams. Time takes a huge part in competitive exams. If you know time management then everything will be easier for you. Most of us skip that part. Few examples on Percentage shortcuts tricks

is given in this page below. We try to provide all types of shortcut tricks on percentage here. We request all visitors to read all examples carefully. These examples will help you to understand shortcut tricks on Percentage.

Before starting anything just do a math practice set. Choose any twenty math problems and write it down on a page. Solve first ten math problems according to basic math formula. You also need to keep track of the time. After solving all ten math questions write down total time taken by you to solve those questions. Now go through our page for percentage shortcuts trick. After doing this go back to the remaining ten questions and solve those using shortcut methods. Again keep track of timing. You will surely see the improvement in your timing this time. But this is not all you need. You need more practice to improve your timing more.

Few Important things to Remember

Math section in a competitive exam is the most important part of the exam. It doesn’t mean that other topics are not so important. You can get a good score only if you get a good score in math section. A good score comes with practice and practice. All you need to do is to do math problems correctly within time, and this can be achieved only by using shortcut tricks. But it doesn’t mean that without using shortcut tricks you can’t do any math problems. You may do math problems within time without using any shortcut tricks. You may have that potential.

But, other peoples may not do the same. Here we prepared percentage shortcuts tricks for those people. We always try to put all shortcut methods of the given topic. But it possible we miss any. We appreciate if you share that with us. Your help will help others.

Now we will discuss some basic ideas of Percentage. On the basis of these ideas we will learn trick and tips of shortcut percentage. If you think that how to solve percentage questions using percentage shortcuts tricks, then further studies will help you to do so.



What is percentage?

Percentage is most important chapter and its shortcut tricks are need to know why because it uses other chapters for calculation like data interpretation chapter so we first learn percentage shortcuts tricks and Percentage is  A fraction or a numerical expression or a ration with 100 assumed as denominator. So we can represent 1 percentage as 1%.

This type of problem are often comes in Quantitative Aptitude which is a very essential paper for banking exam. Given below some more example for your better practice.

Anything we learn in our school days was basics and that is well enough for passing our school exams. Now the time has come to learn for our competitive exams. For this we need our basics but also we have to learn something new. That’s where shortcut tricks are comes into action .



Basic fact and Formula

Formula 1
We can express 1% as 1/100. (1 part of total 100 part).
Similarly, we can say 10% as 10/100 (10 part of total 100 part),
And 50% as 50/100 (50 part of total 100 part).


Formula 2
If a student get 40% marks in Math that means student got marks in math is 40 out of 100 of full marks.


Formula 3
To Express p/q as a percentage:


We express it as p/q = (p/qx100)% .
so we can express like 1/4 = (1/4×100)% = 25% .
and Now, 0.4 = 4/10 = (4/10 x 100)% = 40% .


Formula 4
If the price of a commodity increases by R%, then the reduction in consumption as not to increase the expenditure is
[R / (100 + R) x 100]%


Formula 5
If the price of a commodity decreases by R%, then the increase in consumption as not to decrease the expenditure is
[R / (100 – R) x 100]%



Formula 6
Results on Population
Let the population of  a town be P now and suppose it increases at the rate of R% per annual, then :

1. Population after n years = P(1 + R / 100)n

2. Population n years ago = P / (1 + R / 100)n



Formula 7
Result on Depreciation
Let the present value of a machine be P. Suppose it depreciates at the rate of R% per annual, then :

1. Value of the machine after n years =P (1 – R / 100)n

2. Value of the machine n years ago = P / (1 – R / 100)n


Formula 8
If A is R% more than B, then B is less than A by
[R / (100 + R) x 100]%


If A is R% less than B, then B is more than A by
[R / (100 – R) x 100]%


Remember this

It help in fast calculation in percentage:

1 = 100%

1/2 = 50%


1/3 = 3313%

1/4 = 25%

1/5 = 20%

1/6 = 1623%

1/7 = 1427%


1/8 = 1212%

1/9 = 1119%

1/10 = 10%

1/11 = 9111%

1/12 = 813%


1/13 = 7913%

25% = 1/4

6.25% = 1/16

125% = 5/4

150% = 3/2


200% = 2

350% = 7/2


Few Shortcut Tricks of Percentage Method


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  1. Megha says:

    hello sir,

    please help me. your results on population formula is working with the same kind of problems. please give me a solution…

  2. nitika sharma says:

    i want to know the trick of solving 3 no. digit with power o f 3 or more than 4 digits
    eg;- (768)234 234 is in power.

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  5. GUL Nawaz Sanower says:

    Wonderful as I expected.Thans to provide us with these short cut tricks.with these tricks we can lots of time thanks once again

  6. devi says:

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    Thank you

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