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# In a certain department store, which has four sizes of a

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In a certain department store, which has four sizes of a [#permalink]  04 Nov 2003, 10:46
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In a certain department store, which has four sizes of a specific shirt, there are 1/3 as many small shirts as medium shirts, and 1/2 as many large shirts as small shirts. If there are as many x-large shirts as large shirts, what percent of the shirts in the store are medium?

A. 10%
B. 25%
C. 60%
D.50%
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Are you sure there aren't three sizes instead of four?!? And where's the choice E??

Of course, the answer to this question is not even among the given choices.
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It is among the given choices.. well, if you want choice E.. then its 33%.
And there are 4 sizes only.. small, medium, large and x-large.
Try once again..its not that difficult..
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Can anyone show me the workout please...??
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x = small
3x = medium
1/2x = large
1/2 x = x-large

x + 3x + 1/2x + 1/2x = 5x

% of medium = 3x/5x * 100 = 60%
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