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Among the 200 cars displayed at an auto show, 50 had built-in air conditioners and 63 had traction control systems. If 12% of cars with air conditioners had traction control systems, what percent of the cars without air conditioners had traction control systems?

A. 35
B. 36
C. 38
D. 40
E. 45

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New post 20 Aug 2009, 10:22
bipolarbear wrote:
Among the 200 cars displayed at an auto show, 50 had built-in air conditioners and 63 had traction control systems. If 12% of cars with air conditioners had traction control systems, what percent of the cars without air conditioners had traction control systems?

* 35
* 36
* 38
* 40
* 45

don't we need to say that all cars at the show could only have AC or traction systems or both?


From the question, i arrived at 38%.

total no.of cars = 200;
Cars with air conditioning = 50
Cars without air conditioning = 200-50 = 150
Cars wtih traction system = 63
Cars with A/C and traction = 12% of A/c = 6
so rest of the traction systems are installed in non A/C cars which is 57/150 = 38%

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