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Official Solution:

What positive number is 224 percent greater than its reciprocal?

A. 0.8

B. 1.1

C. 1.5

D. 1.8

E. 2.2

We should find such \(x\) that satisfy the following equation: \(x=\frac{1}{x}+\frac{1}{x}*\frac{224}{100}\);

\(x=\frac{1}{x}*3.24\);

\(x^2=3.24\);

\(x=1.8\) (since give that \(x\) is a positive number).

Answer: D

Brilliant way to solve this question !!!

I was manually backsolving by plugging in nos - Took ~ 3 Mins