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If 1,790 Mega Watts of power, out of the 3,000 Mega Watts generated by a power utility, reach the destination, what percentage of the generated power reaches its destination?

1,790 - 3,000 = 1,210

1,790 divided by 1,210 = 1.4

Answer 1.4% Unsure

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  1. 3000 is the generated power; 1790 is the amount reaching the destination.

    1790/3000 = ?

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  2. Im getting 1.98

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  3. How can you divide 1790 by 3,000 and get almost 2?

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  4. 1.98 is almost 2. When I divide 3,000 by 1790 I get 1.67 plus a row of numbers after that.

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  5. Please read both my and PsyDAG's directions carefully.

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