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# Two children named Peter and Wanda are playing a number game. If Peter

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Two children named Peter and Wanda are playing a number game. If Peter’s number z is 200 percent of Wanda’s number, what is 20 percent of Wanda’s number, in terms of z?

A. 10z
B. 2z
C. z/5
D. z/10
E. z/20

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05 Feb 2019, 03:30
Peter's number: z
Wanda's number: w

$$z=2w$$
$$z*\frac{1}{10}=0.2w$$

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05 Feb 2019, 03:35
Bunuel wrote:
Two children named Peter and Wanda are playing a number game. If Peter’s number z is 200 percent of Wanda’s number, what is 20 percent of Wanda’s number, in terms of z?

A. 10z
B. 2z
C. z/5
D. z/10
E. z/20

Peter's number = z = 200% of Wanda's number

If Wanda's number is 100, Peter's number is 200 = z.

20% of 100 is 20.

20 + 200/10 = z/10

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05 Feb 2019, 05:50
Bunuel wrote:
Two children named Peter and Wanda are playing a number game. If Peter’s number z is 200 percent of Wanda’s number, what is 20 percent of Wanda’s number, in terms of z?

A. 10z
B. 2z
C. z/5
D. z/10
E. z/20

z=2w
w=z/2 * 20/100
w= z/10
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