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Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2

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Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2 [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2012, 05:17
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Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2*0.49/199.8

A. 1/10
B. 1/8
C. 1/4
D. 5/4
E. 1/2
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Re: Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2 [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2012, 05:29
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Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2*0.49/199.8

A. 1/10
B. 1/8
C. 1/4
D. 5/4
E. 1/2


\frac{50.2*0.49}{199.8}\approx{\frac{50*0.5}{200}}=\frac{25}{200}=\frac{1}{8}.

Answer: B.
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Re: Of the following, which is the closest approximation of 50.2 [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2012, 04:38
=\frac{50.2*0.49}{199.8}=\frac{(50)(50)x10^{-2}}{200}=\frac{2500*10^{-2}}{200}=125*10^{-3}=\frac{125}{1000}=\frac{1}{8}

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