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In 1980, approximately what fraction of the cost to the [#permalink]
08 Apr 2012, 00:29

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In 1980, approximately what fraction of the cost to the consumer for the production of 6 ounces of frozen orange juice went to the farmer?

(A) 3/11 (B) 1/3 (C) 4/9 (D) 5/9 (E) 3/5

Since we are dealing with percents only no need to use $0.7 at all.

In 1980 44.4% of the cost to the consumer went to the farmer. Now, 44.4% is a little less than 1/2, so the answer must be 4/9 (basically the questions asks to transform 44.4% into a fraction).

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