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After the price of apples reduced, it enabled a person to purchase $3$ apples for $₹1$ instead of $₹1.25$. What is the percentage reduction in price?

1. $20$
2. $25$
3. $30$
4. $33.33$

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Percentage change $= \dfrac{\text{Final value – Initial value}}{\text{Initial value}} \times 100\%$

$\implies \%$ change $= \dfrac{1-1.25}{1.25} \times 100\% = \dfrac{-025}{1.25} \times 100\% = -20\%$ (Here, negative represent reduction in the price)

S, the correct answer is $(A).$
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