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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionThe annual budget of a certain college is to be shown on a circle graph. If the size of each sector of the graph is to be proportional to the amount of the budget it represents , how many degrees of the circle should be used to represent an item that is 15 percent of the budget?

(A) 15°

(B) 36°

(C) 54°

(D) 90°

(E) 150°

Problem Solving

Question: 33

Category: Arithmetic Percents; Interpretation of graphs

Page: 66

Difficulty: 600

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Since the circular graph has to show 15% on the graph paper. So it has to have a same proportion on the graph

Hence 15/100 = x/360

x = 54

Answer C
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