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Of the 200 items sold, 16.5% have a price higher than $40, [#permalink] ### Show Tags 09 Aug 2006, 02:59 This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Of the 200 items sold, 16.5% have a price higher than$ 40, 1/3 of them higher than $35 are higher than$40. which of the following could be the median price of all items?

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09 Aug 2006, 09:26
It should be I and II however little unclear on red part.

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Of the 200 items sold, 16.5% have a price higher than $40, 1/3 of them higher than$35 are higher than $40. which of the following could be the median price of all items? I 34 II 35 III 36 hey buddy, you always post lots of questions at a time and never post OA. by posting OA, you are fulfilling your responsibility as an originator of the question. CEO Joined: 20 Nov 2005 Posts: 2911 Schools: Completed at SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - Class of 2008 Followers: 24 Kudos [?]: 273 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 09 Aug 2006, 09:45 Yes... unclear question. 1/3 of what???? _________________ SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - MBA CLASS OF 2008 VP Joined: 29 Dec 2005 Posts: 1348 Followers: 10 Kudos [?]: 60 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 09 Aug 2006, 10:21 ps_dahiya wrote: Yes... unclear question. 1/3 of what???? but it doesnot matter whether it is of 200 or of 33 (i.e. 16.5% of 200) because the total wont be greater than 100, making the median 35 or <35. so the poosible median(s) is/are 35 and 34.. Manager Joined: 31 Jul 2006 Posts: 229 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 36 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 09 Aug 2006, 10:47 33 items have price greater than$40.

1/3 of the number of items greater than $35 have price greater than$40.

Thus, total number of items with price above $35 is 3*33 i.e. 99 So, 101 items below the price of$36.

Thus, the median can be, as Professor said $34 or$35.

Good question though!
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