# TANCET 2012 Quant Q 42 - Percents / Fractions

The question is from the topic percentages. A very easy question.

## Question

If S is 150 percent of T, then T is what percent of S + T?

- 33.33%
- 40%
- 75%
- 80%
- 85%

Correct Answer -

**40%**. Choice (2)

#### Explanatory Answer

The easiest way to solve this question is by assuming a value for T.

Take T to be 100.

Therefore, S = 150% of T = 150% of 100 = 150.

So, S + T = 150 + 100 = 250.

We need to find out T as a percent of S + T

i.e.,

= 40%

Correct answer choice (2)

Level of difficulty : Easy

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