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PS manufacture defective items [#permalink]  09 Jun 2005, 01:24
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Hello
PLz can anyone help me with that one thanks
In the manufacture of a certain product, 5 percent of the units produced are defective and 4 percent of the defective units are shipped for sale. What percent of the units produced are defective units that are shipped for sale?
(A) 0.125%
(B) 0.2%
(C) 0.8%
(D) 1.25%
(E) 2.0%
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Re: PS manufacture defective items [#permalink]  09 Jun 2005, 08:20
mandy wrote:
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Hello
PLz can anyone help me with that one thanks
In the manufacture of a certain product, 5 percent of the units produced are defective and 4 percent of the defective units are shipped for sale. What percent of the units produced are defective units that are shipped for sale?
(A) 0.125%
(B) 0.2%
(C) 0.8%
(D) 1.25%
(E) 2.0%

5 out of every 100 is defective
4 of every defective is shipped.

Hence 4 out of every 2000 is defective and shipped.

Hence (4/2000) * 100 = 0.2%

HMTG.
Re: PS manufacture defective items   [#permalink] 09 Jun 2005, 08:20
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