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

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%.