How Much Percentage Must the House Hold Increase its Sugar Consumption? If

If the price of sugar falls by 10%. By how much percentage must the house hold increase its sugar consumption so as to decrease its expenditure on sugar?

  1. 10%
  2. 9%
  3. 100/11%
  4. 100/9%
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 9th June 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer:( 4) 100/9%
    Explanation:-

    Let be the price of 1 kg sugar = 100
    10% fallen then, the price of 1 kg sugar = 100 – 10 = 90

    Required percentage = 10 x 100/90
    = 100/9%

    Hence, the answer is (4) 100/9%

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 9th June 2015.
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