SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 506: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 506

5. For positive integer x, 10 percent of x percent of 1,000 is equal to which of the following?

A. x
B. 10x
C. 100x
D. 1,000x
E. 10,000x

Correct Answer: A


A Once again, plug in: Let's say x = 50. Now you can translate the question:

If you work this out on your calculator, you should get 50 as your target answer. If x = 50, the only answer that works is A.

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