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# What is 35 percent of the sum of 1.4 and 1/5 ? A. 0.42 B.

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08 Oct 2008, 13:03
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What is 35 percent of the sum of 1.4 and 1/5 ?

A. 0.42
B. 0.56
C. 0.85
D. 1.55
E. 1.95

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08 Oct 2008, 13:07
albany09 wrote:
What is 35 percent of the sum of 1.4 and 1/5 ?

A. 0.42
B. 0.56
C. 0.85
D. 1.55
E. 1.95

though it is too simple, i would do this way.
= 1.4 + 1/5 = 1.6
so we need 35%, which is in between 30% and 40%.

30% of 1.6 = .48
40% of 1.6 = .64

so it should be 0.56.
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