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26. (3) Required percentage decrease
[
begin{array}{l}
=frac{50}{100+50} times 100 %
=frac{50}{150} times 100 %
=33.33 % approx 33 %
end{array}
]

# 26. The price of onions has been increased by 50%. In order to keep the expenditure on onions the same, the percentage of reduction in consumption has to be RRB NTPC (Phase 1) 2016 (1) 50% (2) 33% (3) 33% (4) 30%

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