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Bruce Wayne bought a new computer for 2n dollars. Over the life

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Bruce Wayne bought a new computer for 2n dollars. Over the life of that computer, he spent n dollars fixing it. If Bruce Wayne had spent $200 more fixing his computer, the ratio of the money he spent to purchase it to the money he spent to repair it would have been 3 to 4. If Bruce Wayne's budget for fixing his computer was $50, the amount that he actually spent fixing his computer was what percent of his budget for fixing his computer?

A) 120 percent
B) 240 percent
C) 400 percent
D) 500 percent
E) 800 percent

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Cost Price of computer = 2n
Fixing price = n
If Fixing price is 200$ more than actual, then the ratio would become \(\frac{2n}{n+200} = \frac{3}{4}\)
Solving gives n as 120.
Actual cost = 50$.
then the percetage = 120/50 = 240%.

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