What is the Loss Percentage to Sell Vegetable

Salim had to sell vegetables worth ₹ 5, 750 for ₹ 4, 500 due to heavy rainfall. What is the loss percentage that he has incurred ?

  1. 21 . 74%
  2. 23 . 47 %
  3. 20%
  4.  23 . 45%
Manish Listener Asked on 18th June 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (1) 21.74%
    Explanation:-
    Cost price of the vegetables = Rs.5750
    Selling price of the vegetables = Rs.4500
    Loss = 5750 – 4500 = Rs.1250
    Formula-
    Loss% = loss x 100/Cost price

    Then, Loss% = 1250 x 100/5750
    = 21.74%
    Hence, the answer is (1) 21.74%

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th June 2015.
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