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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 Practice Questions Question: 8 Page: 153 Difficulty: 550
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Bunuel 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 We can break this problem into two parts: 1) What is 1/10 percent of 5,000? 2) What is 1/10 of 5,000? Let’s start with part 1. To calculate 1/10 percent of 5,000 we must first remember to DIVIDE 1/10 BY 100. So we have: (1/10)/(100) To divide a number by 100 means to multiply it by 1/100, so we have: 1/10 x 1/100 = 1/1,000 Thus, 1/10 percent of 5,000 = 1/1,000 x 5,000 = 5. (Note: If dividing 1/10 by 100 was confusing, consider a simpler example. Say we were asked for 20% of a number. Well, to get 20% as a fraction, we would divide 20 by 100. So 20% is 20/100, or 1/5.) Now let's concentrate on part 2. We need to calculate 1/10 of 5,000. To do this we simply multiply 1/10 by 5,000. 1/10 x 5,000 = 500 The answer to part 1 is 5, and the answer to part 2 is 500. Their difference is 500 – 5 = 495. Answer D.
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SOLUTIONWhen 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 500; 1/10 percent of 5,000 is 100 times smaller than the above, so it's 5; Thus the difference is 5005=495. Answer: D.
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IMO D
=5000*(1/10)%=5
=5000(1/10)=500
= 5005 = 495



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SOLUTIONWhen 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 500; 1/10 percent of 5,000 is 100 times smaller than the above, so it's 5; Thus the difference is 5005=495. Answer: D.
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Bunuel 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 Practice Questions Question: 8 Page: 153 Difficulty: 550 x/5000 = (1/10)/100 x/5000 = 1/1000 x=5 1/10 0f 5000  500 then 5005 =495... understood completely after getting the answer wrongly



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Equation to be setup is: \(\frac{5000}{10}  \frac{5000 * 1}{100 * 10} = 500  5 = 495\) Answer = D
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Bunuel 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 Practice Questions Question: 8 Page: 153 Difficulty: 550 this haas been given me trouble. Any way someone can explain this a little more? Thanks in advance



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ross14 wrote: Bunuel 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 Practice Questions Question: 8 Page: 153 Difficulty: 550 this haas been given me trouble. Any way someone can explain this a little more? Thanks in advance Quote: 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000 => 1/10 of 5000  1/10 percent of 5000 => 500  1/1000*5000 => 500  5 => 495 Answer will be (D) X subtracted from Y means 
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5,000 * 1/10* 100 = 5,000/1,000 = 5 5000 * 1/10 = 500 500  5 = 495. Ans  D.
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When 1/10 percent of 5,000 is subtracted from 1/10 of 5,000, the difference is?\(\frac{1}{10} * 5,000 * \frac{1}{100} = 5\) \(\frac{1}{10} * 5,000 = 500\) \(500  5 = 495\) Hence, Answer is D
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