CAT Practice : Percents, Profits

Three Wokers

Burger Competition

    Q.33: A, B and C participated in a burger eating competition. A beat C by 18 burgers. A also beat B by eating 50% more burger than B. Also B had eaten 5 percentage points more burger than C. Find the overall number if burgers that were eaten.
    1. 90 burgers
    2. 81 burgers
    3. 72 burgers
    4. 100 burgers

 

  • Correct Answer
    Choice A. 90 burgers

Detailed Solution

Let the burgers eaten by C be x%

= ) Burgers eaten by B = x + 5%

Since A ate 50% more than B = (x + 5%) + 50% of (x+5%) = 1.5 (x+5%)

= ) x + x + 5 + 1.5(x+ 5) = 100%

= ) x =

Therefore, A beat C by 20 percentage points = ) 18 = ) Total burger =

H Correct Answer: 90 burgers



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