A water pipe is broken into two pieces. The longer piece is 60% of the length of the pipe. By how much % is the longer piece longer than the shorter piece? |
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a) |
70% |
b) |
50% |
c) |
45% |
d) |
35% |

A water pipe is broken into two pieces. The longer piece is 60% of the length of the pipe. By how much % is the longer piece longer than the shorter piece? |
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a) |
70% |
b) |
50% |
c) |
45% |
d) |
35% |

1 Answer

127 votes

One piece is 60% of the length of the pipe.

∴ Length of one piece=60% and that of other =40%

∴ % by which longer piece is longer than the shorter piece=

127 votes

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