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8 is 4% of a, and 4 is 8% of b. c equals b/a. What is the value of c ?

(A) 1/32
(B) 1/4
(C) 1
(D) 4
(E) 32

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8 is 4% of a, and 4 is 8% of b. c equals b/a. What is the value of c ?

(A) 1/32
(B) 1/4
(C) 1
(D) 4
(E) 32

8 = a*4/100
a = 200

b*8/100 = 4
b = 50

c = b/a
= 50/200
= 1/4

Option B is correct
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Bunuel wrote:
8 is 4% of a, and 4 is 8% of b. c equals b/a. What is the value of c ?

(A) 1/32
(B) 1/4
(C) 1
(D) 4
(E) 32

8=4/100 * a ; a = 200
4=8/100 * b ; b= 50
so c= b/a ; 50/200 ; 1/4
IMO B
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Re: 8 is 4% of a, and 4 is 8% of b. c equals b/a. What is the value of c ?  [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
8 is 4% of a, and 4 is 8% of b. c equals b/a. What is the value of c ?

(A) 1/32
(B) 1/4
(C) 1
(D) 4
(E) 32

8 = 0.04a

200 = a

and

4 = 0.08b

50 = b

Therefore, c = 50/200 = 1/4.

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