A large watermelon weighs 20 kg and 96% of its weight is water. When it is kept in the sun, due to evaporation of water, it was observed that now, 95% of its weight is water. What is the reduction in the weight of the watermelon?
The correct option is C 16 kg
Weight of water in 20 kg watermelon =96100×20=19.2 kg
Let ‘x’ kg of water be evaporated, then
∴ Reduced weight = 20 - 4 =16 kg