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Each of the pair of shoes available in a store is of either Reebok

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Each of the pair of shoes available in a store is of either Reebok or Adidas. Due to off-season 10% of the Reebok and 15% of the Adidas shoes were on sale. What percentage of the store stock was of Adidas shoes, if 12% of the store's stock was on sale?

A. 16.66%
B. 20%
C. 33.33%
D. 40%
E. 50%
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Each of the pair of shoes available in a store is of either Reebok or Adidas. Due to off-season 10% of the Reebok and 15% of the Adidas shoes were on sale. What percentage of the store stock was of Adidas shoes, if 12% of the store's stock was on sale?

A. 16.66%
B. 20%
C. 33.33%
D. 40%
E. 50%




This is a typical weighted average method...
Quantity of Adidas as a % of total = \(\frac{12-10}{15-10}*100=40\)%

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kiran120680 wrote:
Each of the pair of shoes available in a store is of either Reebok or Adidas. Due to off-season 10% of the Reebok and 15% of the Adidas shoes were on sale. What percentage of the store stock was of Adidas shoes, if 12% of the store's stock was on sale?

A. 16.66%
B. 20%
C. 33.33%
D. 40%
E. 50%



weighted avg
10----12------15
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12-10/15-10 * 100 = 40%
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