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The price of cooking oil has increased by 25%. The percentage of reduction that a family should effect in the use of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure on this account is:


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15%

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20%

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25%

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30%

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Solution

The correct option is B

20%


The percentage of reduction is calculated with the new price of the oil.
Let the price of cooking oil = Rs. 100

Increase in price =25% of 100 = 25
Increased price = 100 +25=125
Required percentage of Reduction
Change in priceIncreased price×100
=25125×100=20%


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