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In a certain year the UN's total expenditure were $1.6  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: Manager Joined: 30 Jul 2007 Posts: 129 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 0 In a certain year the UN's total expenditure were$1.6 [#permalink]  02 Oct 2008, 14:00
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In a certain year the UN's total expenditure were $1.6 billion. Of this amount, 67.8% was paid by the 6 highest-contributing countries, and the balance was paid by the remaining 153 countries. Was Country X among the 6 highest-contributing countries? (1) 56% of the total expenditures was paid by the 4 highest-contributing countries, each of which paid more than Country X. (2) Country X paid 4.8% of the total expenditures. Manager Joined: 30 Jul 2007 Posts: 129 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 0 Re: SZ-DS - UN expenditure [#permalink] 02 Oct 2008, 18:37 aim2010 wrote: E umm, yeah, i already knew that. but why? Intern Joined: 29 Sep 2008 Posts: 46 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0 Re: SZ-DS - UN expenditure [#permalink] 02 Oct 2008, 19:13 sarzan wrote: aim2010 wrote: E umm, yeah, i already knew that. but why? I - Top 4 are more than X means that X could be in the 5th or 6th, or even in the remaining 153 II - with simple maths 4.8 could be adjusted in the lower 5 of the top 6 or anywhere in remaining 153 I & II - 67.8 - 56 = 11.8 which is 5th + 6th. X can be 6th with 4.8 or below 6th with 5th and 6th being 5.9 and 5.9, or slightly off. thus insuff. Re: SZ-DS - UN expenditure [#permalink] 02 Oct 2008, 19:13 Similar topics Replies Last post Similar Topics: In a certain year the united nations total expenditure were 1 04 May 2011, 08:43 5 In a certain year the United Nations total expenditures were 6 30 Jan 2008, 03:04 In a certain year the UN`s total expenditures were$1.6 4 30 May 2008, 05:20
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