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One morning a baker used 40 percent of a 50-pound bag of flour. If 1/8

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One morning a baker used 40 percent of a 50-pound bag of flour. If 1/8 of the amount used was for doughnuts, how many pounds of flour were used for doughnuts?

A. 5/2
B. 25/4
C. 125/8
D. 20
E. 25

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Re: One morning a baker used 40 percent of a 50-pound bag of flour. If 1/8  [#permalink]

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\(\frac{40}{100}*50\) = 20 pound was used.

\(\frac{1}{8}*20\) for doughnuts, i.e, \(\frac{5}{2}\)

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