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# During which year was the company’s earnings 10 percent of its sales?

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During which year was the company’s earnings 10 percent of its sales?

(A) 85
(B) 86
(C) 87
(D) 88
(E) 90

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03 Aug 2019, 13:24
Bunuel wrote:

During which year was the company’s earnings 10 percent of its sales?

(A) 85
(B) 86
(C) 87
(D) 88
(E) 90

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For the year 85, the earnings is 8 which is 10% of 80. Hence A.
Since the question seemed pretty straight forward I checked all other 4 options and checked units of both graphs (you know may be millions compared to billions).
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