Problems on Numbers - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 21526

Q.  If the price of rice rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 8 per kg, to have no increase in his expenditure on rice, a person will have to reduce his consumption of sugar by
- Published on 05 May 16

a. 12 %
b. 19 %
c. 25 %
d. 32 %

ANSWER: 25 %
 
Let original consumption = 100 kg and consumption = y kg.
So, 100 x 6 = y x 8
y = 75 kg
Reduction in consumption = 25 %.

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