My mother says in her xhildhood petrol was Rs. 2 pwr litre.  It is Rs. 77 per litre today.  What is the percentage of increase

Asked by Nimmi | 6th Mar, 2019, 05:52: PM

Expert Answer:

Petrol was at Rs. 2 per lirtre.
Now petrol is at Rs. 77 per litre.
Increase in price = 77 - 2 = Rs. 75
Increase % = 75/2 × 100 = 37.5

Answered by Sneha shidid | 7th Mar, 2019, 09:04: AM