SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 304: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 304

18.

In 2002, the same number of students participated in the fund-raiser from class C as from class D. If class D contained 120 students in 2002, how many students were there in class C in 2002?

A. 90
B. 100
C. 120
D. 140
E. 160

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

E If class D has 120 students, then 80% of 120, or 96 students participated in 2002. If the same number participated from class C, then 96 is 60% of the number of students in class C. If the number of students in class C is x, then . Divide by .

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