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# In Town X, 7 percent of the population are employed. What

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In Town X, 7 percent of the population are employed. What percent of the employed people in Town X are females?

A. 67%
B. 54%
C. 98%
D. 45%
E. 1%

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11 Jun 2007, 11:10
Unless there's some nasty trick I have missed, isnt this just 64-48 = 16% ?

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11 Jun 2007, 11:16
It says "what percent OF THE EMPLOYED are female"

so (64-48)/64 = 1/4 = 25%
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11 Jun 2007, 13:21
Agree. The question is really asking what percent of 64 is 16.

25%. I'll go with B.

galt wrote:
It says "what percent OF THE EMPLOYED are female"

so (64-48)/64 = 1/4 = 25%
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11 Jun 2007, 13:29
Oops read the question wrong I agree with 25%
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11 Jun 2007, 13:57
galt wrote:
It says "what percent OF THE EMPLOYED are female"

so (64-48)/64 = 1/4 = 25%

Perfect !

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11 Jun 2007, 17:57
Assume town x has 100 people

Employed -> 64 people
Employed males -> 48, so Employed females -> 16

So % of employed females = 16/64 * 100% = 25%
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