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According to the table above, the number of fellows was approximately

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According to the table above, the number of fellows was approximately what percent of the total membership of Organization X?

A. 9%
B. 12%
C. 18%
D. 25%
E. 35%

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Fellows = 9209
Total Membership = 78 + 9209 + 35509 + 27909 + 2372 = Approx (0+9200+35500+28000+2370) = Approx. 75000

Fellows as % of total Membership = 9200*100/75000 = 12.26 = 12%

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First, I checked the answer choices to know what the spacing is before I went to calculate the answer. Since they were spread somewhat, I could be a bit more generous in my estimation for each number.
[not large enough, thus 0] \(+ 10000 + 35000 + 28000 + 2000 = 75000\)

\(\frac{10000>}{75000>}\) =~\(\frac{1}{8}\)
Little less than \(10000\) divided by little less than \(75000\) is \(\frac{1}{8} = 12.5\)%


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Roundup to the thousand

so we have 9+35+28+2 = 75
9/75x100 = 12
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dividing by 1000 and rounding up,

0+9+36+28+2/5 = 75/5 = 12%
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According to the table above, the number of fellows was approximately what percent of the total membership of Organization X?

A. 9%
B. 12%
C. 18%
D. 25%
E. 35%

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Total no of members=75,000(approx)
Fellows=9,200
% of fellows=(9200/75000)*100
=12%
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No. of Fellows = 9,209
Total members = 75,077

Percentage of Fellows = 9,209/75,077 = 9,200/75,000 approximately ~ 12%. Ans (B).
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According to the table above, the number of fellows was approximately what percent of the total membership of Organization X?

A. 9%
B. 12%
C. 18%
D. 25%
E. 35%


Ans: B

Solution: sum all the numbers and then do (Fellows/Total sum)* 100=
using the approximation method, ans will come to approx 12%
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According to the table above, the number of fellows was approximately what percent of the total membership of Organization X?

A. 9%
B. 12%
C. 18%
D. 25%
E. 35%

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OFFICIAL SOLUTION:

From the table, the number of fellows is 9,209, and the total membership is the sum of the 5 numbers, which is 75,077. Therefore, the number of fellows is 9,209/75,077 of the total membership, or approximately 12 percent. The best answer is B.
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First, I checked the answer choices to know what the spacing is before I went to calculate the answer. Since they were spread somewhat, I could be a bit more generous in my estimation for each number.
[not large enough, thus 0] \(+ 10000 + 35000 + 28000 + 2000 = 75000\)

\(\frac{10000>}{75000>}\) =~\(\frac{1}{8}\)
Little less than \(10000\) divided by little less than \(75000\) is \(\frac{1}{8} = 12.5\)%


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mejia401 wrote:
First, I checked the answer choices to know what the spacing is before I went to calculate the answer. Since they were spread somewhat, I could be a bit more generous in my estimation for each number.
[not large enough, thus 0] \(+ 10000 + 35000 + 28000 + 2000 = 75000\)

\(\frac{10000>}{75000>}\) =~\(\frac{1}{8}\)
Little less than \(10000\) divided by little less than \(75000\) is \(\frac{1}{8} = 12.5\)%


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Hi,
the answer choices are given in a way that we dont require to get into extensive calculations..

fellows= 9000 approx..
total = 3500+28000+2000=65000..
so 9000/65000..

lets see the choices..
A. 9%
B. 12%
C. 18%
D. 25%
E. 35%

What can be the broad limits of x..
1) The value has to be greater than 9%, as the denominator is 65,000.. for 9% it should have been 100,000.. so A out..
2) the value has to be smaller than 18%, as the denominator should be less than 50,000 ... so C,D and E are out

only B 12% is left
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