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Of a group of people surveyed in a political poll, 60

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Of a group of people surveyed in a political poll, 60 [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2007, 22:54
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Of a group of people surveyed in a political poll, 60 percent said that they would vote for candidate R. Of those who said they would vote for R. 90 percent actually voted for R. and of those who did not say that they would vote for R. 5 percent actually voted for R. What percent of the group voted for R?
(A) 56% (B) 59% (C) 62%
(D) 65% (E) 74%
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Re: PS Voting [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2007, 23:06
aliensoybean wrote:
Of a group of people surveyed in a political poll, 60 percent said that they would vote for candidate R. Of those who said they would vote for R. 90 percent actually voted for R. and of those who did not say that they would vote for R. 5 percent actually voted for R. What percent of the group voted for R?
(A) 56% (B) 59% (C) 62%
(D) 65% (E) 74%



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Just say original amount was 100. So 60*.9=54. And 40*1/20 = 2

54+2=56
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2007, 10:44
dont why the answer says 59%. But I also got 56%
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