SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 566: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 566

2. A painter drains 4 gallons of turpentine from a full 16-gallon jug. What percent of the turpentine remains in the jug?

A. 33%
B. 45%
C. 50%
D. 67%
E. 75%

Correct Answer: E


E Out of the initial 16 gallons, 4 are removed, so 12 gallons remain. The fraction can be reduced to , which is 75%, answer E.

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