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# A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided

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A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided [#permalink]  21 Apr 2008, 23:47
A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided into 11 voting districts, and no district is yo have a population that is 10 % greater than the population of any other district. What is the minimum possible population that the least populated district could have ?

1)10,700
2)10,800
3)10,900
4)11,000
5)11,100
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Re: Interesting questions- Time factor [#permalink]  22 Apr 2008, 05:30
patrannn wrote:
A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided into 11 voting districts, and no district is yo have a population that is 10 % greater than the population of any other district. What is the minimum possible population that the least populated district could have ?

1)10,700
2)10,800
3)10,900
4)11,000
5)11,100

D.

If you want the lowest number of population for a district, there should only be one district with max number of population.

Set x = lowest number of population in a district
10*(1.1x) + x = 132000
x = 11000
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Re: Interesting questions- Time factor [#permalink]  22 Apr 2008, 22:08
buddy
".....district is yo have a population ...."

what is yo ?

I think , its a spell mistake ....could you please correct it ?
Re: Interesting questions- Time factor   [#permalink] 22 Apr 2008, 22:08
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