Percentage - Percentage MCQ


A watermelon weighs 5000 gm. 99% of its weight is water. It is kept in a drying room and after some time it turns out that it is only 98% water by weight. What is its weight now?


2500 gm


4500 gm


4950 gm


None of these


Option: A

Explanation :

Non-water matter is 1% of 5000 = 50 gm.
After drying, this matter becomes 2% of the weight of the watermelon.
Hence weight of the watermelon now is 2500 gm.

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