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# A copy machine was used to produce two smaller versions of a rectangul

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A copy machine was used to produce two smaller versions of a rectangular picture. Each dimension of the original picture was reduced by 20 percent to produce the first smaller version, and then each dimension of the first smaller version was reduced by 15 percent to produce the second smaller version. Each dimension of the second smaller version was what percent of the corresponding dimension of the original picture?

A. 35%
B. 38%
C. 65%
D. 68%
E. 70%

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26 Nov 2018, 22:23
Bunuel wrote:
A copy machine was used to produce two smaller versions of a rectangular picture. Each dimension of the original picture was reduced by 20 percent to produce the first smaller version, and then each dimension of the first smaller version was reduced by 15 percent to produce the second smaller version. Each dimension of the second smaller version was what percent of the corresponding dimension of the original picture?

A. 35%
B. 38%
C. 65%
D. 68%
E. 70%

Let the original dimension be length 100 & width 80
20% reduction : 80 * 64
15 % reduction: 68 * 54

change is option D 68%
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