Over a four-game stretch, Dennis's bowling score average 240. By what percent would his score have had to have been

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Over a four-game stretch, Dennis's bowling score average 240. By what percent would his score have had to have been higher in order for him to average a perfect game (300)?

A. 22%
B. 25%
C. 20%
D. 40%
E. 60%

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BTGmoderatorLU wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:01 pm
Source: Veritas Prep

Over a four-game stretch, Dennis's bowling score average 240. By what percent would his score have had to have been higher in order for him to average a perfect game (300)?

A. 22%
B. 25%
C. 20%
D. 40%
E. 60%

The OA is B
In other words, an increase from 240 to 300 represents what percent increase?

Percent increase = (100)(new - old)/old
= (100)(300 - 240)/240
= (100)(60)/240
= (100)(1/4)
= 25%

Answer: B
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