The population of a city decreased from $25,000$ to $24,500$. Find the percentage decrease.

AcademicMathematicsNCERTClass 7

Given: The population of the city decreased from $25000$ to $24500$.

To do: To find the percentage decrease.

Solution:

As given, the population of city decreased from $25000$ to $24500$.

Thus percentage decrease$=\frac{25000-24500}{25000}\times100$

$=\frac{500}{25000}\times100$

$=\frac{100}{50}$

$=2$ %

Thus, there is a $2$ % decrease in the population of the city.

raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:35:12

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