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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%

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B

25%

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C

35%

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D

45%

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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. 32.40Rs. 24Rs. 24×100
=35%
          


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