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# 35 percent of the books in Richard's collection are novels

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35 percent of the books in Richard's collection are novels  [#permalink]

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35 percent of the books in Richard's collection are novels and 60 percent of the books are paperbacks. If 20 percent of the paperbacks in Richard's collection are novels published before 1940, how many of the paperbacks in Richard's collection are novels published before 1940.

1- Non-fiction books make up exactly half of Richard's collection.
2- 100 of the books in Richard's collection are non-fiction.

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Re: 35 percent of the books in Richard's collection are novels  [#permalink]

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20 Jul 2017, 21:01
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35 percent of the books in Richard's collection are novels and 60 percent of the books are paperbacks. If 20 percent of the paperbacks in Richard's collection are novels published before 1940, how many of the paperbacks in Richard's collection are novels published before 1940.

1- Non-fiction books make up exactly half of Richard's collection.
2- 100 of the books in Richard's collection are non-fiction.

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