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ABC company currently has 1/4 fewer computers than it has employees,if they currently have 80 employees and they want to hire 5% more.how many computers will they need to buy to ensure that each employees has one?

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  1. well, they currently have 60 computers, so ...

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  2. 24

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  3. 64

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  4. 24

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  5. 1/4 fewer computer of 80 employee means four-quarter of 80 employees, we calculate that by 1/4*80 = 20 (computer)
    20 computers which are not enough for an old employee
    to know how many computers to buy to cover old employee
    80-20=60 computers
    the question continues if the company hire 5% more employee(which is an increase in the employee)
    5% of 80 = 4
    4 (new employee)
    old employee(84) plus + new employee(4) = 84
    to get how many computer to cover but new and old employees
    84-60 =24

    recall, the question says each employee to has one computer
    total employee = 84
    total computer 60 old employee computers plus 24 additional computers = 84

    from Nigerian guy

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  6. therefore 24 is the answer

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