## A student gets 60 marks out of 80 in his first test and 70 marks out of 80 in his second test. Find the percentage increased in th

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A student gets 60 marks out of 80 in his first test and 70 marks out of 80 in his second test. Find the percentage increased in the 2nd test.

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Answer:

Given :-

A student gets 60 marks out of 80 in his first test and 70 marks out of 80 in his second test.

To Find :-

What is the percentage increase in the second test.

Solution :-

In case of marks get out of 80 in his first test :

60 marks

In case of marks get out of 80 in his second test :

70 marks

Now, we have to find the total score percentage in the first and second test :

As we know that :

Given :

Total marks obtained = 60 marks

Total marks = 80 marks

According to the question by using the formula we get,

Hence, the student scored 75% in the first test.

Again,

Given :

Total marks obtained = 70 marks

Total marks = 80 marks

According to the question by using the formula we get,

Hence, the students scored 87.5% in the second test.

Now, we have to find the increase percentage in the second test :

So, we can write the formula as :

Given :

Marks scored in second test = 87.5%

Marks scored in first test = 75%

According to the question by using the formula we get,

The increase percentage that students gets in the second test is 12.5%.

Given :

Total marks obtained = 60 marks

Total marks = 80 marks

According to the question by using the formula we get,

Hence, the student scored 75% in the first test.

Again,

Given :

Total marks obtained = 70 marks

Total marks = 80 marks

According to the question by using the formula we get,

Hence, the students scored 87.5% in the second test.

Now, we have to find the increase percentage in the second test :

So, we can write the formula as :

Given :

Marks scored in second test = 87.5%

Marks scored in first test = 75%

According to the question by using the formula we get,

The increase percentage that students gets in the second test is 12.5%.