# The price of an article is reduced by 25% but the daily sale of the ar

| The price of an article is reduced by 25% but the daily sale of the article is increased by 30%. The net effect on the daily sale receipts is:

A.

B.

C. 2 % increase

D. None of these

### Right Answer is: B

#### SOLUTION

Let the price be Rs10.

And the quantity be 10

Then the expenses will be Rs 100.

Now the price is decreased by 25%

So

Decreased price = (10 – 2.5) = 7.5

Now the quantity is increased by 30 %

So

Increased quantity = (10 + 3) = 13

New expenses = 7.5 × 13 = 97.5

Decrease in expense = 97 .5 – 100 = -2.5

Required percentage =

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