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When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000

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Re: When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2012, 01:57
IMO D

=5000*(1/10)%=5

=5000(1/10)=500

= 500-5 = 495
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Re: When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2014, 10:18
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When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000, the difference is

(A) 0
(B) 50
(C) 450
(D) 495
(E) 500

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x/5000 = (1/10)/100

x/5000 = 1/1000

x=5

1/10 0f 5000 -- 500

then 500-5 =495... understood completely after getting the answer wrongly :cry:
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Re: When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2014, 18:36
Equation to be setup is:

\(\frac{5000}{10} - \frac{5000 * 1}{100 * 10} = 500 - 5 = 495\)

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