Q. 205.0( 3 Votes )

Out of the four options, only one is correct. Write the correct answer.

Radhika bought a car for Rs 2,50,000. Next year its price decreased by 10% and further next year it decreased by 12%. In the two years overall decrease per cent in the price of the car is
A. 3.2%

B. 22%

C. 20.8%

D. 8%

Answer :

Radhika bought a car for ₹250000.


Cost price of a car = ₹250000


Its price decreased next year for 10%


So, price became = 250000 - × 250000


= 250000 – 25000


= ₹225000


Further next year, its price decreased by 12%, then price will be


= 225000 – 225000 ×


= 225000 – 27000


= ₹198000


In two years, overall decrease percent =


=


=


=


= 20.8%


Hence, option (c) is correct.

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