# Percentage - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 21530

**Q. A textile workerâ€™s wages are increased by 10% and afterwards decreased by 10 %. Find the change percentage in his wages.***- Published on 05 May 16***a.** 2 % increase

**b.** 4% increase

**c.** 1% decrease

**d.** 4% decrease

**e.** None of these

**ANSWER: 1% decrease**

Let workers wages = X

A 10% increase would mean new wages

= (110/100) X

A 10% decrease would mean new wages

= (90/100) (110/100 X)

= 99/100 X which means a decrease of 1 %