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At a certain company, 25 percent of the employees are male

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At a certain company, 25 percent of the employees are male [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2008, 17:22
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At a certain company, 25 percent of the employees are male and 50 percent of the
employees are sales staff. What is the number of employees at this company?
(1) Exactly 7 of the employees at the company are males who are sales staff.
(2) There are 16 more female employees than male employees at the company.
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Re: DS - employees [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2008, 17:49
1) let's say 100 people in the company: 25 males and 75 females, and 50 sales staff and 50 non-sales staff. we can have 7 males and 43 females who are sales staff. if there were 200 people in the company, 50 males, 150 females, 100 sales staff and 100 non-sales staff, we can still have 7 males and 93 females who are sales staff. Insufficient.

2) If there are x number of people in the company, 0.75x-0.25x=16. x=32. Sufficient
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Re: DS - employees [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2008, 18:18
looks to be B.

#of female=(x+16) where x=#of men

(x+16)/x=75/25

solve for x..

(1) doesnt say much..
Re: DS - employees   [#permalink] 30 Apr 2008, 18:18
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