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When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000

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When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 the difference is

(A) 0
(B) 50
(C) 450
(D) 495
(E) 500



1/10 of 5,000 is 1/10*5000=500;
1/10 percent of 5,000 is 1/10*1/100*5,000=5;

1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 is 500-5=495.

Answer: D.

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\(\frac{5000}{10}-(\frac{1}{10})\frac{1}{100}5000 = 500-5=495\)
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1/10 = 0.1

0.1 per cent is equal to 1 per thousand

1 per thousand of 5000 = 5

\(\frac{1}{10} of 5000 = 500\)

so 500 - 5 = 495 = Answer = D
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1/10 of 5000= 500
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5000×1/10% or 0.1%= 5
so 500-5=495

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sravanth wrote:
When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 the difference is

(A) 0
(B) 50
(C) 450
(D) 495
(E) 500



1/10 of 5,000 is 1/10*5000=500;
1/10 percent of 5,000 is 1/10*1/100*5,000=5;

1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 is 500-5=495.

Answer: D.

Hope it's clear.



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