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# If 75 percent of a certain number is 1,200, then what is 10 percent of

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If 75 percent of a certain number is 1,200, then what is 10 percent of that number?

A. 90
B. 120
C. 160
D. 240
E. 480

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19 Feb 2019, 23:58
75 percent of a certain number is 1,200
$$0.75x =1200$$
$$x=\frac{1200}{0.75}=1600$$
10 percent of that number $$= 0.1x = 160$$
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20 Feb 2019, 01:35
Bunuel wrote:
If 75 percent of a certain number is 1,200, then what is 10 percent of that number?

A. 90
B. 120
C. 160
D. 240
E. 480

(1200/75)*10 = 160.

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20 Feb 2019, 02:00
Bunuel wrote:
If 75 percent of a certain number is 1,200, then what is 10 percent of that number?

A. 90
B. 120
C. 160
D. 240
E. 480

x= 1200* 100/75
now 10 %

1200 * 100 *10/100 * 75
so x = 160
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