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If y is greater than 110 percent of x, is y greater than 75 ? [#permalink]
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jabhatta2 wrote:
On first read - they both feel the same

Just using SC skills - i am looking for the words after the word "Than". I know in the world of SC comparisons, that would be important. So,

1st case) after than ==> 110 % of x or 1.1 of x
2nd case) after than ==> x


I wonder whether this would be any easier for you with 50% instead of 110%, jabhatta2?
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(1) y is greater than 50 percent of x
(2) y is 50 percent greater than x
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