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1992 AJHSME Problems/Problem 4

Problem

During the softball season, Judy had $35$ hits. Among her hits were $1$ home run, $1$ triple and $5$ doubles. The rest of her hits were single. What percent of her hits were single?

$\text{(A)}\ 28\% \qquad \text{(B)}\ 35\% \qquad \text{(C)}\ 70\% \qquad \text{(D)}\ 75\% \qquad \text{(E)}\ 80\%$

Solution

From the information given, $35-5-1-1=28$ hits were single. Thus, the percentage was \[\dfrac{28}{35}=80\% \rightarrow \boxed{\text{E}}.\]

See Also

1992 AJHSME (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 3
Followed by
Problem 5
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