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− | + | WLOG, suppose there were 100 birds in total living on Town Lake, then 30 were geese, 25 were swans, 10 were herons, and 35 were ducks. <math>100-25 = 75</math> of the birds are not swans and 30 of these are geese, so the answer is <math>\frac{30}{75} \times 100 = \boxed{40 \%(C)}</math>. | |
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Revision as of 18:46, 7 January 2018
Problem 8
Last summer 30% of the birds living on Town Lake were geese, 25% were swans, 10% were herons, and 35% were ducks. What percent of the birds that were not swans were geese?
Solutions
Solution 1
75% of the total birds were not swans. Out of that 75%, there was of the birds that were not swans that were geese.
Solution 2
WLOG, suppose there were 100 birds in total living on Town Lake, then 30 were geese, 25 were swans, 10 were herons, and 35 were ducks. of the birds are not swans and 30 of these are geese, so the answer is .
See Also
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