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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?

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  2. a=1.5c and b=1.25c, then
    c=a/1.5 and c=b/1.25

    therefore a/1.5 = b/1.25
    a = 1.5b/1.25
    a = 1.2 b
    so a is 20% larger than b

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