Washing powder

A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much is 1 kg of a 10-kilogram pack cheaper than 1 kg of a 5-kilogram pack? Express the result using the parameters M, P.


p = % (Correct answer is: 50 * (P-M)/P) Wrong answer


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