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# A political poll showed that 80 percent of those polled said they woul

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A political poll showed that 80 percent of those polled said they would vote for proposition P. Of those who said they would vote for proposition P, 70 percent actually voted for P, and of those who did not say they would vote for P, 20 percent actually voted for P. What percent of those polled voted for P ?

A. 56%
B. 60%
C. 64%
D. 76%
E. 90%

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Updated on: 06 Feb 2019, 23:20
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A political poll showed that 80 percent of those polled said they would vote for proposition P. Of those who said they would vote for proposition P, 70 percent actually voted for P, and of those who did not say they would vote for P, 20 percent actually voted for P. What percent of those polled voted for P ?

A. 56%
B. 60%
C. 64%
D. 76%
E. 90%

can be solved using 2x2 grid

IMO B
60%
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06 Feb 2019, 15:00
8/10 x 7/10 = 56/100

2/10 x 2/10 = 4/100

56+4 = 60

60/100 = 60%

Answer should be B.
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