**A man sold two houses for Rs. 7.8 lakhs each. On the one, he gained 5% and on the other, he lost 5%. What percent is the effect of the sale on the whole?**

**A. 0.25 % loss**

B. 0.25 % gain

C. 25% loss

D. 25% gain

Explanation:

Loss% = (5/10)2 = ¼% = 0.25%

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