## 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

by BTGmoderatorLU » Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:01 pm

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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%

The OA is B

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

by Brent@GMATPrepNow » Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:11 am
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%

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

by Scott@TargetTestPrep » Fri Feb 10, 2023 5:31 am
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
(300 - 240)/240 x 100 = 60/240 x 100 = 1/4 x 100 = 25 percent