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# Thirty percent of the graduate students at Hardcastle State University

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Thirty percent of the graduate students at Hardcastle State University are from outside the state, and 75% of out-of-state students receive some sort of financial aid. If there are 3,120 graduate students at Hardcastle State, how many out-of-state students do NOT receive financial aid?

A. 234
B. 468
C. 702
D. 936
E. 1,638

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08 Feb 2019, 04:18
Bunuel wrote:
Thirty percent of the graduate students at Hardcastle State University are from outside the state, and 75% of out-of-state students receive some sort of financial aid. If there are 3,120 graduate students at Hardcastle State, how many out-of-state students do NOT receive financial aid?

A. 234
B. 468
C. 702
D. 936
E. 1,638

Total = 3120.

out of the state = 3120 * 30/100 = 936.

students getting financial help = 936 * 75/100 =702.

Students not getting help = 936 - 702 = 234.

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08 Feb 2019, 04:55
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Bunuel wrote:
Thirty percent of the graduate students at Hardcastle State University are from outside the state, and 75% of out-of-state students receive some sort of financial aid. If there are 3,120 graduate students at Hardcastle State, how many out-of-state students do NOT receive financial aid?

A. 234
B. 468
C. 702
D. 936
E. 1,638

solved using 2x2 grid

IMO A
234 is correct..
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