# SOLUTION: during a christmas sale, the price of dried fruits and nuts per kilo was reduced by 40% . Santa Banta decides to increase the weight of the dried fruits and nuts so that he spends

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 440537: during a christmas sale, the price of dried fruits and nuts per kilo was reduced by 40% . Santa Banta decides to increase the weight of the dried fruits and nuts so that he spends the same amount on dried fruits and nuts, which he would have spent it before the sale. by approximately what percent he needs to increase the weight of dried fruits and nuts that he buys? Please show me the working out.Answer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1-.4=.6 1/.6=1.67 He needs to increase the weight by 67% to spend the same amount of fruit.