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# If the price of milk increases from Rs. 24 per litre to Rs. 32.40 per litre, then the percentage increase in the price is equal to

A

15%

B

25%

C

35%

D

45%

Solution

## The correct option is C 35% Given, original price = Rs. 24 and increased price = Rs. 32.40 Net increase in price = Rs. 32.40 - Rs. 24 = Rs. 8.40 Percentage increase =Net increaseOriginal Cost×100 =Rs. 32.40−Rs. 24Rs. 24×100 =35%            Mathematics

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