# The salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh and Rajesh | Quantitative Aptitude – CAT Percentage

## CAT 2019 – Slot -2-Quantitative Aptitude- Question 1 -The salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh and Rajesh

Q. 1: The salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh and Rajesh were in the ratio 6:5:7 in 2010, and in the ratio 3:4:3 in 2015. If Ramesh’s salary increased by 25% during 2010- 2015, then the percentage increase in Rajesh’s salary during this period is closest to
1. 7
2. 9
3. 10
4. 8

Let us say that the salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh, and Rajesh were 60, 50, 70 in 2010.

In 2015, Ramesh’s salary became 60*1.25 = 75.

In 2015, Rajesh’s salary was same as Ramesh.

So, %increase in Rajesh’s salary = 5/70 * 100 = 7.14%

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