Answer :

Let the diameter of a sphere be d.

After decreasing, diameter of the sphere

= d – \(\frac{25}{100} \) x d

= d –\(\frac{1}{4} d = \frac{3}{4} d \)

Since, surface area of a sphere

= \( 4\pi r^2 \)

= \( \pi (2r)^2 \)

= \( \pi d^2 \)

Surface area of a sphere, when diameter of the sphere is

= \(\pi (\frac{3}{4} d)^2 \)

= \(\pi \frac{9}{16} d^2 \)

Now, decrease percentage in curved surface area

= \(\frac{\pi d^2 - \pi \frac{9}{16} d^2 }{\pi d^2} × 100 \)

= \(\frac{16-9}{16} × 100 \)

= \( \frac{7}{16} × 100 \)

= 43.75%

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