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**Denominator****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-23
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution #1579 is correct, bobbym! Good work!

Denominator, is solution #1579

#1580. 10% of the voters did not cast their vote in an election between two candidates. 10% of the votes polled were invalid. The successful candidate got 54% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 1620 votes. The number of voters enrolled on the voters' list was ____________.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1580 is correct. Marvelous!

#1581. If x is 80% of y, then what percent of 2x is y?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution

#1582. If A is 150 percent of B, then B is what percent of (A + B)?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

bobbym : The solution #1582 is correct. Excellent!

Denominator : The solution #1582

#1583. In a certain school, 20% of students are below 8 years of age. The number of students below 8 years of age is 2/3 of the number of students of 8 years age which is 48. What is the total number of students in the school?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#1584. What percent of 7.2 kilograms is 18 grams?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1584 is perfect. Neat job!

#1585. 40% of 1640 + ? = 35% of 980 + 150% of 850

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1585 is correct. Good work!

#1586. In a city, 40% of the people are illiterate and 60% are poor. Among the rich, 10% are illiterate. What percentage of the poor population is illiterate?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1586 is correct. Brilliant!

#1587. 5/9 part of the population in a village are males. If 30% of the males are married, what is the percentage of unmarried females in the total population?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and Denominator,

The solution

Excellent, Denominator!

#1588. The salaries of A and B together amount to $2000. A spends 95%of his salary and B, 85% of his. If now, their savings are the same, what is A's salary?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1588 is correct. Excellent!

#1589. The price of a television set is decreased by 25% as a result of which the sale increased by 20%. What would be the effect on the total revenue of the shop?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The solution #1589 is correct. Neat job!

#1590. The income of a broker remains unchanged although the rate of commission is increased from 4% to 5%. What is the percentage of slump in business?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi ganesh;

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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