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# If the revenue from the sale of apples was equal to the revenue from t

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18 Nov 2018, 08:47
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If the revenue from the sale of apples was equal to the revenue from the sale of miscellaneous items, what percent of the revenue from the sale of fruit and vegetables was accounted for by apples?

(A) 60%
(B) 15%
(C) 12%
(D) 6%
(E) 3%

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18 Nov 2018, 08:56
Revenue of apples = Misc Revenue = 3%

Revenue of apples to revenue of fruits and vegetables = 100*3/20 = 15%

IMO Option B

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28 Nov 2018, 00:49
Misc=Apples=3%
Fruits and Vegetables=20%

So,3/20x100=15%
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08 Jun 2019, 06:59
nkin wrote:
Revenue of apples = Misc Revenue = 3%

Revenue of apples to revenue of fruits and vegetables = 100*3/20 = 15%

IMO Option B

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can you explain the answer ?
as to why we don't really need to calculate, the total (4000)
I am unable to understand the equation, even though, I have calculated the answer, with estimation
Re: If the revenue from the sale of apples was equal to the revenue from t   [#permalink] 08 Jun 2019, 06:59
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