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#### A hotel has two types of rooms: basic and deluxe. On a certain night, the hotel rented 75% of its rooms, including 2/3

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A hotel has two types of rooms: basic and deluxe. On a certain night, the hotel rented 75% of its rooms, including 2/3 of its basic rooms. What percentage of the rooms that were not rented on that night were basic? (1) 60% of all the rooms in the hotel are basic (2) On that night, 12.5% of the delu...

#### If the length of a rectangle is decreased by 10% and its width is decreased by 20%, by what percent does its area

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If the length of a rectangle is decreased by 10% and its width is decreased by 20%, by what percent does its area decrease? A. 30% B. 28% C. 25% D. 23% E. 15% OA B Source: Princeton Review Area of rectangle $$=$$ length * breadth Area $$= l*b$$ New length $$=0.9 l$$ New breadth $$=0.8 b$$ New area ...

#### A company plans to assign identification numbers to its employees. Each number is to consist of four different digits

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A company plans to assign identification numbers to its employees. Each number is to consist of four different digits from 0 to 9, inclusive, except that the first digit cannot be 0. How many different identification numbers are possible? (A) 3,024 (B) 4,536 (C) 5,040 (D) 9,000 (E) 10,000 OA B Sour...

#### Word Problems

##### Word Problems

A vendor sells specialty gift baskets at a price of $$\50.00$$ per basket, which represents a markup of $$25\%$$ above the cost to produce each basket. The vendor prepared and delivered an order of $$120$$ baskets to a customer. However, that customer returned $$15$$ baskets and requested a partial...

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Sun Feb 20, 2022 5:18 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
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#### If Naomi can mow 12.5% of a field every hour, then she can mow 25 identical fields in how many hours?

##### Re: If Naomi can mow 12.5% of a field every hour, then she can mow 25 identical fields in how many hours?

If Naomi can mow 12.5% of a field every hour, then she can mow 25 identical fields in how many hours? A. 8 B. 10 C. 25 D. 100 E. 200 OA E Source: Princeton Review Since $$12.5\% = \dfrac{1}{8},$$ let each field $$= 8$$ units. Since Naomi mows $$\dfrac{1}{8}$$ of an $$8$$-unit field each hour, her h...

#### In a certain task, a person has to fill an empty tank using four taps, each of which can fill the entire empty tank in

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In a certain task, a person has to fill an empty tank using four taps, each of which can fill the entire empty tank in 1 hour, and once the tank is filled completely, he needs to empty the tank using two outlets, at the bottom of the tank. Both the outlets can empty the full tank at the same time. ...

#### In a recent survey, twenty families reported their incomes for $$1995.$$ Was the range of reported $$1995$$ incomes for

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In a recent survey, twenty families reported their incomes for $$1995.$$ Was the range of reported $$1995$$ incomes for these families greater than $$\60,000?$$ (1) Thirteen of the reported incomes were between $$\20,000$$ and $$\35,000.$$ (2) Seven of the reported incomes were between \(\\$80,00...