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# Four friends are going to split 12.5% of the biggest pizza in Rhode Is

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Four friends are going to split 12.5% of the biggest pizza in Rhode Island equally among themselves. If each of them gets 4 slices and the entire pizza is equally sliced, how many slices are in the entire pizza?

A. 64
B. 72
C. 100
D. 128
E. 256

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04 Aug 2019, 02:02
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Each person four slices, means 4 people 16 slices.
16=12.5% X
X= Whole pizza
So, X =128

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04 Aug 2019, 02:14
16 - 12.5%
X - 100%
X=16×100/12.5
X=128

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05 Aug 2019, 10:24
Bunuel wrote:
Four friends are going to split 12.5% of the biggest pizza in Rhode Island equally among themselves. If each of them gets 4 slices and the entire pizza is equally sliced, how many slices are in the entire pizza?

A. 64
B. 72
C. 100
D. 128
E. 256

total slices of 12.5% = 4*4 ; 16
so 12.5*x/100= 16
x=128
IMO D
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