SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 577: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 577

13. If 35% of p is equal to 700, what is 40% of p ?

A. 98
B. 245
C. 280
D. 800
E. 2,000

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D To solve this problem, use percent translation. The first part of the sentence translates to p = 700, and p = 2000. Now use the value for p and translate the last part of the question: × 2,000 = 800, answer D.

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