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Linda did 24 problems out of 25 correctly.In the next test she did twice as many examples correctly but received a mark only half as good.How many problems were there in the second test?
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thomas

24/25 correct is a 96% score
If she only did half as good then she got
96/2=48% on the second test
She also got twice as many problems correct.
24*2=48
In this problem the number of problem she got correct is also her percentage.
48 divided by what number will give her a score of 48%posted by Mia

questions in 2nd test  x
so 48/x = (1/2)(24/25)
48/x = 24/50
24x = 2400
x = 100
There were 100 problems
check:
1st test = 24/25 = 96%
2nd test = 48/100 = 48% , which is 1/2 of 96%posted by Reiny
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