The price of sugar having risen. By 50% by what fraction must a householder reduce his consumption of sugar so as not to increase his expenditure?

 

  • Option 1)

     

    \frac{1}{5}

     

  • Option 2)

     

    \frac{1}{3}

     

  • Option 3)

     

    \frac{1}{2}

     

  • Option 4)

     

    none

     

  • Option 5)

     

    \frac{1}{4}      

     

Answers (1)

Price   100------------------------------>150

Here the Expenditure is the same.

So, Quantity 150---------------------->100

Required Percentage = 50/150 => 1/3

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