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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?

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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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