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A foot race had 36 teams of a dozen runners each. By noon

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A foot race had 36 teams of a dozen runners each. By noon, \(\frac{4}{9}\) of the teams had finished the race, and 70 percent of the remaining teams finished the race by one o' clock. How many teams had not finished the race by one o' clock?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 6
E. 8

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Re: A foot race had 36 teams of a dozen runners each. By noon [#permalink]

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New post 09 Apr 2017, 18:18
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A foot race had 36 teams of a dozen runners each. By noon, \(\frac{4}{9}\) of the teams had finished the race, and 70 percent of the remaining teams finished the race by one o' clock. How many teams had not finished the race by one o' clock?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 6
E. 8

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36 teams of a dozen runners This is a small trap where Number of runners in a team does not matter.

Rest of it is simple fraction

5/9 * 3/10 * 36

5/9 == ( Team that did not finish by noon as a fraction 1 - 4/9)

3/10 ==( Remaining team after 70% of 5/9 finished by 1)

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