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In a recent scientific study, patients with colds were separated into 2 groups and treated with one of two antibiotics, A or B. Twenty-five percent of those that were treated with antibiotic A were in group 1 and 43% of the patients were in group 1. If 72% of patients received antibiotic B, which of the following is closest to the percent of patients in group 2 that received antibiotic B?

A. 21%
B. 28%
C. 36%
D. 50%
E. 63%

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Assume the number of patients = 1000

Group1Group2Total
A70210280
B360360720
Total4305701000


Required Percentage = 360/570 = 12/19 = 63%

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