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Which is greater 15% of 380 or 25% of 210?

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lalooo | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted March 28, 2011 at 11:14 AM via web

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Which is greater 15% of 380 or 25% of 210?

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hala718 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 28, 2011 at 11:18 AM (Answer #1)

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Let us calculate the values of each percent then compare the results.

First we will calculate the values os 15% of 380.

==> 15% of 380 = 15*380 / 100 = 57.

Now we will calculate the values of 25% of 210.

==> 25% of 210 = 25*210/100 = 52.50

Now we will compare both numbers.

We notice that 57 is greater than 52.5

Then, we conclude that 15% of 380 is greater than 25% of 210.

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 28, 2011 at 11:20 AM (Answer #2)

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We have to determine whether 15% of 380 is greater of 25% of 210.

  • 15% of 380

= (15/100)*380

= 57

  • 25% of 210

= (25/100)*210

=52.5

As 57 > 52.5, 15% of 380 is greater.

The greater number is 15% of 380.

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alexprajapati | Student , Grade 9 | Honors

Posted March 28, 2011 at 3:21 PM (Answer #3)

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Solution to Question 1

  • In figure A, 1 small square out of a total of 100 is colored red, the answer is

    1 / 100 = 1%

  • In figure B, 41 small squares out of a total of 100 are colored red, the answer is

    41 / 100 = 41%

  • In figure C, 50 small squares out of a total of 100 are colored red, the answer is

    50 / 100 = 50% which is also equal to one half.

  • In figure D, 100 small squares out of a total of 100 are colored red, the answer is

    100 / 100 = 100% which is also equal to one.

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