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Ricky and James cycle to a nearby Town.

Initially, the ratio of the speed of Ricky to James was in the ratio of 5:8.

After a while, Ricky increased his speed by 40%.

James decreases his speed such that he had the same speed as Ricky in the end.

Find James' percentage decrease in speed.



Notes to students:

  1. Round your answer off to 2 decimal places
The correct answer is : 12.5