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John spent 72% of his budget on fruits (including apples), and 54% of his budget on apples. What percent of the money spent on Fruits were not spent on apples.

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John spent 72% of his budget on fruits ( including apples) , and 54% of his budget on apples. What percent of the money spent on Fruits were not spent on apples.

16%

25%

32%

49%

52 %



72% of his budget on fruits;
54% of his budget on apples;

72%-54%=18% on fruits but not in apples --> 18/72=1/4=25% of the money spent on fruits were not spent on apples.

Answer: B.
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Re: John spent 72% of his budget on fruits (including apples), and 54% of [#permalink]

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rxs0005 wrote:
John spent 72% of his budget on fruits (including apples), and 54% of his budget on apples. What percent of the money spent on Fruits were not spent on apples.

16%

25%

32%

49%

52 %


Total budget = 100

Amount spent of fruits = 72
Amount spent on apples = 54

Amount spent on fruits but not apples is 18

So, percent of the money spent on Fruits were not spent on apples = \(\frac{18}{72}*100\) =25%

Thus answer will be straight (B)


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John spent 72% of his budget on fruits (including apples), and 54% of his budget on apples. What percent of the money spent on Fruits were not spent on apples.

16%

25%

32%

49%

52 %


Let’s say John's total budget was 100 dollars. Since he spent 72% of his budget on fruits (including apples), and 54% of his budget on apples, he spent 72 dollars on all fruits and 54 dollars on only apples. Thus, he spent 72 - 54 = 18 dollars on fruits other than apples.

Thus, the percentage of money spent on fruits that was not spent on apples is:

18/72 = 1/4 = 25%

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