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If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2013, 11:59
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If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x =

A. 88.8
B. 91.0
C. 88.0
D. 70.9
E. 71.2
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Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2013, 12:13
x = 80(11/100) + 80
x = 8.8 + 80
x = 88.8
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Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2013, 09:34
11% of 80 = (80*0.11) = 8.8
11% greater than 80 = 80 + 8.8 = 88.8

Answer is clearly A.


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Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2013, 10:03
please can someone show me how x=91.

i get x=88.8
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Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2013, 10:08
emon wrote:
please can someone show me how x=91.

i get x=88.8


There is nothing to explain x=80+11%80=80+8.8=88.8
The OA is not correct

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Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x = [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2013, 13:52
emon wrote:
please can someone show me how x=91.

i get x=88.8


Maybe it's worded incorrectly? "X is 11% greater than 80" does not have the same value for X as "80 is 11% less than X"

Even then, though, the answer would only be 89.8
Re: If x is 11 percent greater than 80, then x =   [#permalink] 22 Apr 2013, 13:52
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