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On a certain transatlantic crossing, 20 percent of a shipâ€™s passengers held round-trip tickets and also took their cars abroad the ship. If 60 percent of the passengers with round-trip tickets did not take their cars abroad the ship, what percent of the shipâ€™s passengers held round-trip tickets?

A. 33 1/3%
b. 40%
C. 50%
D. 60%
E. 66 2/3

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04 Oct 2009, 08:42
RTT = passengers with round trip ticket
C = passengers with cars aboard.
T = total passengers

20%T ==> passengers with RTT and C ( that is BOTH )
60%RTT don't have cars ==> 40%RTT have cars ( that is BOTH )

so, BOTH = 20%T = 40%RTT
Quest asks us to find RTT/T = 20/40 = 50%
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03 Dec 2011, 17:55
pick numbers to solve this-its easier thn dng algebra
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04 Dec 2011, 02:46
Using the Matrix,

Given, .4X= 20
therefore, X= 50
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