A drum containing 450 litres oil lost 8% due to leakage. How many litres were left in the drum? |
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a) |
414litres |
b) |
36 litres |
c) |
336 litres |
d) |
None of these |

A drum containing 450 litres oil lost 8% due to leakage. How many litres were left in the drum? |
|||||||

a) |
414litres |
b) |
36 litres |
c) |
336 litres |
d) |
None of these |

1 Answer

127 votes

Amount of oil = 450 litres

Amount of oil lost due to leakage=8%

∴ Remaining oil = litres

**Alternative Method:**

Amount of oil lost due to leakage

=litres

∴ Remaining oil or oil left=450-36=414 litres

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