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150 is what percent of 30 ?

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100% of 30 = 30
200% of 30 = 60
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500% = 150
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150 is what percent of 30 ?

(A) 5%
(B) 20%
(C) 50%
(D) 200%
(E) 500%

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150/30 = x/100 ==> 500%
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Bunuel wrote:
150 is what percent of 30 ?

(A) 5%
(B) 20%
(C) 50%
(D) 200%
(E) 500%


To solve we can create a fairly simple word translation. Remember if we are asked “x is what percent of y”? we can set up the following expression:

x/y * 100 = ?

In this problem we are asked '150 is what percent of 30' and we can solve this by substituting 150 for x and 30 for y:

150/30 x 100 = ?

5 x 100 = 500%

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New post 05 Jul 2016, 04:57
Bunuel wrote:
150 is what percent of 30 ?

(A) 5%
(B) 20%
(C) 50%
(D) 200%
(E) 500%

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Question: 21
Page: 154
Difficulty: 550


x%*30=150
x%=5 it means==>
x/100=5
x=500
Re: 150 is what percent of 30 ?   [#permalink] 05 Jul 2016, 04:57
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