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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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