If the price of cooking gas is raised by 15%, by what percent should a family reduce its consumption so as not to exceed the budge

If the price of cooking gas is raised by 15%, by what percent should a family reduce its consumption so as not to exceed the budget on cooking gas? ​

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  1. Answer:

    13.04%

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the original price of cooking gas be ₹100.

    Increase in price = 15% of ₹100 = ₹15

    New price = ₹100 + ₹15 = ₹115

    Required percentage = 15/115 × 100 = 13.04%

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