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# If 65 percent of x is 195, what is 75 percent of x?

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If 65 percent of x is 195, what is 75 percent of x?

A. 215
B. 225
C. 235
D. 250
E. 260

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24 Dec 2018, 23:18
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Given : 65 percent of x is 195 ==> 0. 65 x = 195 ==> x=300
Question : what is 75 percent of x?
0.75 x = 0.75 x 300 = 225

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25 Dec 2018, 07:44
Bunuel wrote:
If 65 percent of x is 195, what is 75 percent of x?

A. 215
B. 225
C. 235
D. 250
E. 260

65/100 * x = 195

x= 300

300*75/100 = 225 IMO B
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