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According to the graph above, the sale of fruits and vegetables in Sto

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According to the graph above, the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S last week accounted for what percent of the total sales income for the week?

(1) Last week the total total income from the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S was $16,000.
(2) x = 2y



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1.we dont know total income to answer the question. Insufficient,

2. from the graph and statement we have 40+28+8+y+x=100
y+2y=24
y=8 So x=16%. Sufficeint

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Tough and Tricky questions: Percents.



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According to the graph above, the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S last week accounted for what percent of the total sales income for the week?

(1) Last week the total total income from the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S was $16,000.
(2) x = 2y



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Total sales $100000

Statement 1: income from sales = 16000 => 16000/100000 = 16% - Sufficient
Statement 2: x=2y and from the diagram x+y = 24 => 1.5 x = 24 => x=16 sufficient

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1.we dont know total income to answer the question. Insufficient,

2. from the graph and statement we have 40+28+8+y+x=100
y+2y=24
y=8 So x=16%. Sufficeint

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Tough and Tricky questions: Percents.



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According to the graph above, the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S last week accounted for what percent of the total sales income for the week?

(1) Last week the total total income from the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S was $16,000.
(2) x = 2y



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Given x+y+28+8+40=100 or x+y=24..

St 1 says Total sale was 16000 out of total sale of 100000 so % share 16000/100000 or 16%..sufficient

St2 says x=2y or 3y=24 or y=8 and x=16..Sufficient

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from A we get x% 16000 but we dont know the value of y % so not sufficient
from B we can get x x value so sufficient
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Bunuel wrote:

Tough and Tricky questions: Percents.



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According to the graph above, the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S last week accounted for what percent of the total sales income for the week?

(1) Last week the total total income from the sale of fruits and vegetables in Store S was $16,000.
(2) x = 2y



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The correct answer is D.
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From questions we have two unknown X and 2y. Total value is 100,000 USD.

S(1): X= 16,000$. We can easily calculate percentage equivalent dividing it by 100 K USD and getting the answer. Hence S(1) Sufficient.

S(2): Gives relationship between X and y. Thus we can form a liner equation by adding all the percentage values + X + 4x(replacing Y by X)= 100 to get value of X. Thus S(2) also suff.

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I am so careless as I didn't even look at pi-CHART and rushed to question.

Here 100% =100000.
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To find : x

S1: the value of sales corresponding to 100% is given. The value of x% can be determined as (100/100000)*16000
sufficient

S2: x + y = 100-28-8-40
x =2y
two equations and two unknowns. Hence x can be determined.
Sufficient

Since, both statements are sufficient alone.
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