2003 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 3

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Problem

A burger at Ricky C's weighs $120$ grams, of which $30$ grams are filler. What percent of the burger is not filler?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 60\% \qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ 65\% \qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ 70\% \qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ 75\% \qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ 90\%$

Solution

There is $30$ grams of filler, so there is $120-30= 90$ grams that aren't filler. $\frac{90}{120}=\frac{3}{4}=\boxed{\mathrm{(D)}\ 75\%}$.

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