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model A sold 3000 units and accounted for .6 of sales.
model B sold 1000 units and accounted for .4 of sales.
If A sold 1000 less than it actually did, what percent of sales would A have accounted for?
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model A sold 3000 units and accounted for .6 of sales.
model B sold 1000 units and accounted for .4 of sales.
If A sold 1000 less than it actually did, what percent of sales would A have accounted for?


total sales = x
sales of A:
3000A = 0.6x
x = 5000A

sales of B:
1000B = 0.4x
x = 2500B

5000A = 2500B
A = 0.5B

Now:
sales of A = 2000A = 2000(0.5B) = 1000B
sales of B = 1000B
total sales = 2000B
so the % of A's sales = 1000B/2000B = 50%
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Re: sales [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2007, 16:58
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bmwhype2 wrote:
model A sold 3000 units and accounted for .6 of sales.
model B sold 1000 units and accounted for .4 of sales.
If A sold 1000 less than it actually did, what percent of sales would A have accounted for?


total sales = x
sales of A:
3000A = 0.6x
x = 5000A

sales of B:
1000B = 0.4x
x = 2500B

5000A = 2500B
A = 0.5B

Now:
sales of A = 2000A = 2000(0.5B) = 1000B
sales of B = 1000B
total sales = 2000B
so the % of A's sales = 1000B/2000B = 50%


thanks. extremely helpful. :-D
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Re: sales [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2007, 21:00
GMAT TIGER wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
model A sold 3000 units and accounted for .6 of sales.
model B sold 1000 units and accounted for .4 of sales.
If A sold 1000 less than it actually did, what percent of sales would A have accounted for?


total sales = x
sales of A:
3000A = 0.6x
x = 5000A

sales of B:
1000B = 0.4x
x = 2500B

5000A = 2500B
A = 0.5B

Now:
sales of A = 2000A = 2000(0.5B) = 1000B
sales of B = 1000B
total sales = 2000B
so the % of A's sales = 1000B/2000B = 50%


Yes, it is very helpful. Thank you Tiger
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