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A certain auto manufacturer sold 3% fewer vehicles in 2007 than in 200

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A certain auto manufacturer sold 3% fewer vehicles in 2007 than in 2006. If the manufacturer sold 2.1 million vehicles in 2006, how many vehicles, to the nearest 10,000, did the manufacturer sell in 2007?

A. 63,000
B. 2,000,000
C. 2,030,000
D. 2,040,000
E. 2,300,000

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3 % of 2.1 million is 63000. Subtract that from 2.1 million, we have 2037000.Rounding off to nearest 10000, we have 2000000.
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A certain auto manufacturer sold 3% fewer vehicles in 2007 than in 2006. If the manufacturer sold 2.1 million vehicles in 2006, how many vehicles, to the nearest 10,000, did the manufacturer sell in 2007?


3% fewer in 2007 than in 2006 = 97% of that in 2006
= ( 97 / 100) * 2100000
= 2037000
Since round to nearest 10,000
= 2040000 (approx.)

Hence, D.
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