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# The ratio of the number of robbers in 1990 to the number of projected

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Updated on: 10 Jul 2019, 03:03
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The ratio of the number of robbers in 1990 to the number of projected robbers in 2000 is

(A) 2/5
(B) 3/5
(C) 1
(D) 3/2
(E) 5/2

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Originally posted by Bunuel on 28 May 2017, 06:27.
Last edited by SajjadAhmad on 10 Jul 2019, 03:03, edited 1 time in total.
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28 May 2017, 09:43
The number of robbers in 1990 is 20% of 10 million, which is 2 million.
The number of robbers in 2000 is 25% of 20 million, which is 5 million.

Hence the ratio from 1990 to 2000 is 2:5(Option A)
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Re: The ratio of the number of robbers in 1990 to the number of projected   [#permalink] 28 May 2017, 09:43
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