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There are 100 employees in a room. 99% are managers. How many managers must leave the room to bring down the percentage of managers to 98%?

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  1. Right now there are 99 managers.

    (99 - x)/(100-x) =98/100
    9900-100x = 9800-98x
    -2x = -100
    x = 50

    check:
    now there are 99 managers
    so 50 will leave
    leabing 49 managers out of the 50 remaining people
    49/50 = 98%

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  2. thanks Reiny

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