3 years ago in Percentage

Every month a man consumes 25 kg rice and 9 kg wheat. The price of rice is 20% of the price of wheat and thus he spends total Rs. 350 on the rice and wheat per month. If the price of wheat is increased by 20% then what is the percentage reduction of rice consumption for the same expenditure of Rs. 350? Given that the price of rice and consumption of wheat is constant :

[A] 40%
[B] 25%
[C] 36%
[D] 24%
[E] Cannot determined
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Prasenjit Mohanty - 1 year ago

36% is correct answer

Nguyễn Trường
Nguyễn Trường - 6 months ago

Nguyễn Trường from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is saying 40% is correct answer

Abhishek tiwari
Abhishek tiwari - 1 year ago

Abhishek tiwari is saying 36% is correct answer

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Chhavi Jain - 2 years ago

Chhavi Jain from Jaipur, India is saying 36% is correct answer

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Francis Rai - 3 years ago

Francis Rai from Assam, India is saying 40% is correct answer

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