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If a is 50% larger than c and b is 25% larger than c, then a is
what percent larger than b?
(a) 20% (b) 25% (c) 50% (d) 100% (e) 200%

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asked by Jas
  1. a = 1.5c or c = a/1.5
    b = 1.25c or c = b/1.25

    therefore a/1.5 = b/1.25
    a = 1.5b/1.25
    a = 1.2b
    So a is 20% bigger than b

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