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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionIf 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ? (A) 2.5% (B) 15% (C) 20% (D) 35% (E) 40% Problem Solving Question: 138 Category: Arithmetic; Algebra Percents; Applied problems Page: 80 Difficulty: 500 GMAT Club is introducing a new project: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition  Quantitative Questions ProjectEach week we'll be posting several questions from The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition and then after couple of days we'll provide Official Answer (OA) to them along with a slution. We'll be glad if you participate in development of this project: 1. Please provide your solutions to the questions; 2. Please vote for the best solutions by pressing Kudos button; 3. Please vote for the questions themselves by pressing Kudos button; 4. Please share your views on difficulty level of the questions, so that we have most precise evaluation. Thank you!
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SOLUTIONIf 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ?(A) 2.5% (B) 15% (C) 20% (D) 35% (E) 40% \(0.25p=0.1q\); \(p=\frac{0.1}{0.25}q\); \(p=0.4q\). Answer: E.
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p/4 = q/10 p = 0.4q (40%)
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0.25p = 0.1q =>p = 0.4q =>p = 40%q



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Option E. p/4=q/10 P/q=4/10 Or 40%
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Quote: If 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ?
(A) 2.5% (B) 15% (C) 20% (D) 35% (E) 40%
We can create the equation; 0.25p = 0.1q 25p = 10q p/q = 10/25 = 2/5 = 40%. Answer: E
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Hi chetan2u, In the question "If 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ?" what is the role that "pq#0" plays. How does this information help/impact question. Probus
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Probus wrote: Hi chetan2u, In the question "If 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ?" what is the role that "pq#0" plays. How does this information help/impact question. Probus hi probus, say any one was 0, would have meant other is 0.. 25% of p = 10% of q.. 25% of 0 = 10% of 0 0=0....totally valid but doesnt make sense as p is what percent of q becomes 0/0... so pq not equal to 0 tells us that BOTH are different number and NOT 0
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Bunuel wrote: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionIf 25 percent of p is equal to 10 percent of q, and pq#0, then p is what percent of q ? (A) 2.5% (B) 15% (C) 20% (D) 35% (E) 40% \(\frac{p}{4} = \frac{q}{10} = 20\)(Say) So, \(p = 80\) & \(q = 200\) Thus, p in terms of q is \(\frac{80}{200}*100 = 40\)% , Answer must be (E)
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