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# A car manufacturer has 2,992 forklifts, which is approximately one for

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A car manufacturer has 2,992 forklifts, which is approximately one forklift for every 48.9 employees. Which of the following is the closest approximation, in thousands, of the number of employees employed by the manufacturer?

A. 60
B. 100
C. 150
D. 175
E. 300

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20 Feb 2019, 01:44
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Approx 2992 = 3000
and approx 48.9 = 50

so we get approx = 150000

so 150 thousand option C

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20 Feb 2019, 01:48
Bunuel wrote:
A car manufacturer has 2,992 forklifts, which is approximately one forklift for every 48.9 employees. Which of the following is the closest approximation, in thousands, of the number of employees employed by the manufacturer?

A. 60
B. 100
C. 150
D. 175
E. 300

forklifts = ~ 3000 and employees ~ 50
so total 1,50,000 or say 150 IMO C
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