GRE : Quantitative Comparison Problem
Richard’s salary, which is greater than $10,000 is 75 percent of Sandra’s salary. Ted’s salary is 80 percent of Richard’s salary. Column A : Sandra’s salary Column B : Ted’s salary From the given information, we can deduce that Ted’s salary is 80% of 75% of Sandra’s salary. = 80/100 X 75/100 = 4/5 X 3/4 = 3/5 of Sandra’s salary If Ted’s salary is 3/5 of Sandra’s salary, Ted’s salary is less than Sandra’s salary. SO, the answer is A. This is the Quantitative Comparison Problem.Understand the basic mathematical principles behind this problem and other problems.
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