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A closet contains 24 pairs of shoes. If 25 percent of those pairs of

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New post 24 Dec 2018, 22:05
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Given :
A closet contains 24 pairs of shoes.
25 percent of those pairs of shoes are black.

Question: how many pairs are NOT black?

Black Shoe pairs = 24 /4 = 6
Shoe pairs that are NOT Black = 24-6 = 18

Answer Option D is Correct.
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New post 25 Dec 2018, 06:35
Bunuel wrote:
A closet contains 24 pairs of shoes. If 25 percent of those pairs of shoes are black, how many pairs are NOT black?


A. 4

B. 6

C. 12

D. 18

E. 20



25% is 1/4 or say 3/4 are not black so
24*3/4 = 18 IMO D
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New post 30 Dec 2018, 06:15
Simple question:
25 % are black hence 75% will be non black. 75% = 3/4
Thus 3/4 of 24 will be non black=
(3/4)* 24 = 18
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