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An assembly machine was valued (4/5)th of the original price at the start of the year, and in the end of the year, it was value (3/4)th of the original price. By what percent did the value of the machine decrease during the year?

(A) 5%
(B) 6.25%
(C) 7.50%
(D) 10%
(E) 12%


Let the original price = 100, start of the year = 80 & end of the year = 75 ; Hence Price decrease = 5
80 , percent decrease in the value of machine price = \(\frac{price decrease}{price start of the year} *100\)= \(\frac{5}{80} *100\)= \(6.25\)..................Answer B
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