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The following pie chart represents the break-up of Raju’s monthly Expenses.

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Common Information Question: 5/5

As prices dropped, Raju’s expenditure on clothes dropped by 10%. As a result of this, his expenditure on ‘others’ decreased from Rs 10,500 to Rs 10,290.What percentage of his expenditure on ‘others’ was spent on clothes?

 A.

10%

 B.

12%

 C.

15%

 D.

20%

 E.

22%

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Decrease in expenditure on ‘others’:

$= 10,500 - 10,290$

$= \text{Rs. 210}$

⇒ initial expenditure on clothes:

$= 210\left(\dfrac{100}{10}\right)$

$= \text{Rs. 2100}$

⇒ Required percentage:

$=\left(\dfrac{2100}{10,500}\right)×100$

$= \textbf{20%}$


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