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# Team X won 40 basketball games. What percent of its

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Team X won 40 basketball games. What percent of its [#permalink]  24 Nov 2007, 02:47
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Team X won 40 basketball games. What percent of its basketball games did X win?

1. Team X played the same number of games as Team Y.
2. Team Y won 45, representing 62.5 of the games it played.
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What percent of its basketball games did X win ?

We are looking for x/tx = ?

x = 40

statement 1

tx = ty

insufficient

statement 2

45/0.625 = ty = 72

insufficient

both statements

40/72 = x/tx

sufficient

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Re: DS games [#permalink]  24 Nov 2007, 08:51
bmwhype2 wrote:
Team X won 40 basketball games. What percent of its basketball games did X win?

1. Team X played the same number of games as Team Y.
2. Team Y won 45, representing 62.5 of the games it played.

C -
You need 2 - to find the number of games x played based on 1.
So number = 72.

fromm that you can calculate the %
Re: DS games   [#permalink] 24 Nov 2007, 08:51
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