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There are are 20% more girls than boys in the senior class.What percentage of the seniors are girls?

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    In a sale a shop reduced the prices of all CDs by 15%. For a CD usually costing $12, what is the reduced price?

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    Girl fraction = G/(G + B)
    = G/(G + (G/1.2)) =
    = 1.2G/2.2G = 54.545 %
    Boy fraction = 45.454 %

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    85% of $12

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    15/100 * $12
    $ 1.8

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    Jennifer, that answer IS the discount. The question asks for the price AFTER the discount is taken. What do you think?

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