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# If x is equal to 49.5 percent of of 0.996, then

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If x is equal to 49.5 percent of 11/23 of 0.996, then

A. 0.20 < x < 0.25
B. 0.25 < x < 0.30
C. 0.30 < x < 0.35
D. 0.35 < x < 0.40
E. 0.40 < x < 0.45

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Re: If x is equal to 49.5 percent of of 0.996, then  [#permalink]

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27 Feb 2019, 23:52
0.996 < 1, 11/23 < 12/24 and 49.5 < 50%. So

0.996*11/23*.5 < 1*12/24*.5
< .25 (A)

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Re: If x is equal to 49.5 percent of of 0.996, then  [#permalink]

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28 Feb 2019, 04:23
Bunuel wrote:
If x is equal to 49.5 percent of 11/23 of 0.996, then

A. 0.20 < x < 0.25
B. 0.25 < x < 0.30
C. 0.30 < x < 0.35
D. 0.35 < x < 0.40
E. 0.40 < x < 0.45

using approximation
we can say
x= .5*11/23
x= ~ .239 = .24
IMO A
Re: If x is equal to 49.5 percent of of 0.996, then   [#permalink] 28 Feb 2019, 04:23
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