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# In a certain year, the port of Valdez Harbor handled 240% of the cargo

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In a certain year, the port of Valdez Harbor handled 240% of the cargo  [#permalink]

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In a certain year, the port of Valdez Harbor handled 240% of the cargo tonnage handled by the port of Duluth. How many tons of cargo were handled by the port of Norfolk Harbor in that year?

(1) Valdez Harbor handled 101,000 tons of cargo.

(2) Norfolk Harbor handled 15% more cargo tonnage than Duluth.

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Re: In a certain year, the port of Valdez Harbor handled 240% of the cargo  [#permalink]

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12 Mar 2017, 19:39
HKD1710 wrote:
In a certain year, the port of Valdez Harbor handled 240% of the cargo tonnage handled by the port of Duluth. How many tons of cargo were handled by the port of Norfolk Harbor in that year?

(1) Valdez Harbor handled 101,000 tons of cargo.

(2) Norfolk Harbor handled 15% more cargo tonnage than Duluth.

(1) insuff...As no relation between Norfolk Harbor and Valdez Harbor/port of Duluth.

(2)insuff...no info about number of cargos for any ports

combined
Valdez Harbor handled 101,000 tons of cargo, which is 240% of cargo tonnage handled by the port of Duluth
thus cargo tonnage handled by the port of Duluth can be calculated (Let X)
and from (2) Norfolk Harbor = x(1+15/100)..can be calculated

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