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# A bottle is 80% full. The liquid inside the bottle consists

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09 Aug 2007, 16:10
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A bottle is 80% full. The liquid inside the bottle consists of 60% G and 40% Y.
The remainder of the bottle then filled with 70mL of T. How much G is in bottle?

i have two different answers what would you have?
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09 Aug 2007, 16:59
Ravshonbek wrote:
A bottle is 80% full. The liquid inside the bottle consists of 60% G and 40% Y.
The remainder of the bottle then filled with 70mL of T. How much G is in bottle?

i have two different answers what would you have?

70ml equals 20% of the whole thing.
Therefore, total = 70*100/20 = 350
80% of that = 80/100 * 350 = 35*8
G = 60/100 * 35 * 8 = 168ml.
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10 Aug 2007, 03:37
Ravshonbek wrote:
A bottle is 80% full. The liquid inside the bottle consists of 60% G and 40% Y.
The remainder of the bottle then filled with 70mL of T. How much G is in bottle?

i have two different answers what would you have?

60% of 80% = 48%
now 20% = 70
=> 48% = (20/48)*70 = 168ml
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10 Aug 2007, 06:19
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same here:

70/0.2 = 350 ---> Full bottle

0.6*0.8*350 ---> G in the bottle

24/50*350 = 168

10 Aug 2007, 06:19
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