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In a barrel full of apples, 45% of the apples weigh more than 81 grams

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In a barrel full of apples, 45% of the apples weigh more than 81 grams, and 81% of the apples weigh less than 145 grams. What percent of the apples in the barrel weigh more than 81 grams but less than 145 grams?

(A) 16
(B) 18
(C) 26
(D) 32
(E) 36

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45% of Apples > 81 grams
81% of Apples < 145 grams

The percent of the apples in the barrel weigh more than 81 grams but less than 145 grams is 81-45 = 36%

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In a barrel full of apples, 45% of the apples weigh more than 81 grams, and 81% of the apples weigh less than 145 grams. What percent of the apples in the barrel weigh more than 81 grams but less than 145 grams?

(A) 16
(B) 18
(C) 26
(D) 32
(E) 36



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