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Bunuel wrote: 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% Kudos for a correct solution.Attachment: 20150730_2131.png Fellows = 9209 Total Membership = 78 + 920 9 + 3550 9 + 27909 + 2372 = Approx (0+9200+35500+ 28000+2370) = Approx. 75000 Fellows as % of total Membership = 9200*100/75000 = 12.26 = 12% Answer: Option 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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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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Bunuel wrote: 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% Kudos for a correct solution.Attachment: 20150730_2131.png Total no of members=75,000(approx) Fellows=9,200 % of fellows=(9200/75000)*100 =12% Answer B



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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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Bunuel wrote: 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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Bunuel wrote: 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% Kudos for a correct solution.Attachment: 20150730_2131.png 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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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 \(\frac{1}{8} = 12.5\)%
IMO. B +1 Kudos... Better approach to this Q



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ArunpriyanJ wrote: 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 \(\frac{1}{8} = 12.5\)%
IMO. B +1 Kudos... Better approach to this Q 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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Nice Official Question. Here is what i did => Number of fellows => 74999=> 75000(approx) number of fellows => 9200=> 9000(approx) Hence required percentage => p(let) \(\frac{p}{100}*75000=9000\)
p=12
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