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Discussion

  1. Due to reduction of 25% in price of oranges a customer can purchase 4 oranges more for Rs. 16. What is the original price of an oranges?
    1. Re. 1
    2. Re. 1.33
    3. Re. 1.5
    4. Re. 1.6
  1. Correct Option: B

    It is based on inverse proportion or product constancy concept.
    Reduction in price = 25% (1 / 4)
    Increase in amount = 33.33% ( 1 / 3 ) = 4 oranges
    ∴ Original price of oranges = 16 / 12 = Rs. 1.33


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