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At a certain company, 30 percent of the male employees and 50 percent

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At a certain company, 30 percent of the male employees and 50 percent of the female employees have an MBA. If 40 percent of the employees are female, what percent of the employees do not have an MBA?

A. 38
B. 52
C. 54
D. 62
E. 85

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40 percent of females
So, 60 percent males.
50% of females have MBA Degree. So 20% of females don't have an MBA degree.

Agian 70% of 60% males don't have an MBA degree. So, 42% males dont have an MBA degree.
Total is 20%+42% = 62% dont have an MBA degree

D is the answer

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Bunuel wrote:
At a certain company, 30 percent of the male employees and 50 percent of the female employees have an MBA. If 40 percent of the employees are female, what percent of the employees do not have an MBA?

A. 38
B. 52
C. 54
D. 62
E. 85


Let # of employees=100
# women in the company=40
#women with MBA=50% of 40=20
#Male in the company=60
#Male with MBA=30% of 60=18
#Males with NO MBA=60-18=42
#Employees with NO MBA=20+42=62

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Bunuel wrote:
At a certain company, 30 percent of the male employees and 50 percent of the female employees have an MBA. If 40 percent of the employees are female, what percent of the employees do not have an MBA?

A. 38
B. 52
C. 54
D. 62
E. 85



let the total no of employees M + F = x
0.4x=f
0.4x * 0.5 = Female employees with MBA = 0.2x = 20%
also,
0.6x * 0.3 = Male employees with MBA = 0.18x = 18%

% of employees without MBA = 100 - 38 = 62%
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