# The income of Thomas was increased by 20% and later decreased by 20% .Work out the total change of percentage of his income.

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by shafiashafique

2014-06-05T16:03:18+05:30

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Let his income was rs 100 after 20% increment it become 120 now it decrease by 20% income will become = 120- 20% of 120 = 120 - 24 =96 Total decrease in income = 100-96=4 %age of decrease = 4%
But why have you subtracted 24 from 120
Coz his income decrease by 20% and is the 20% of 120 is 24
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2014-06-05T16:06:38+05:30

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Let the income be 100
20% percent of 100 is 20
after increase income is 120
20% of 120 is 24
120-24 is 96
Ultimately his salary has decreased by 4%