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Of the 800 employees of company X, 70% have been with the [#permalink]
23 Sep 2006, 15:08

Of the 800 employees of company X, 70% have been with the company for at least 10 years. If y of these 'long-term' members were to retire and no other employee changes were to occur, what value of Y would reduce the percent of 'long term' employees in the company to 60%?

Of the 800 employees of company X, 70% have been with the company for at least 10 years. If y of these 'long-term' members were to retire and no other employee changes were to occur, what value of Y would reduce the percent of 'long term' employees in the company to 60%?

A) 200 B) 160 C) 112 D) 80 E) 56

560 long timers ...

retired members = y , long timers after retirmemnt of y = 560-y

Of the 800 employees of company X, 70% have been with the company for at least 10 years. If y of these 'long-term' members were to retire and no other employee changes were to occur, what value of Y would reduce the percent of 'long term' employees in the company to 60%?

A) 200 B) 160 C) 112 D) 80 E) 56

560 long timers ...

retired members = y , long timers after retirmemnt of y = 560-y