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Q.3 The population of a city decreased from 25,000 to 24,500. Find the Percentage decrease.
Answer :

Initial population = 25,000
Decreased population = 24,500
Decrease in population
= 25,000 – 24,500 = 500
Percentage of decrease =\(\frac{500×100}{25000} \) = 2%
Hence the Percentage of decrease in population = 2%.