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# 14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on

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14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on [#permalink]  10 Oct 2017, 20:28
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14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on to 170,280 items then approximately how many items did they ship?

(A) 21,000

(B) 22,500

(C) 28,000

(D) 30,000

(E) 32,500

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Re: 14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on [#permalink]  10 Oct 2017, 20:48
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Bunuel wrote:
14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on to 170,280 items then approximately how many items did they ship?

(A) 21,000

(B) 22,500

(C) 28,000

(D) 30,000

(E) 32,500

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From the statement we know 14% is shipped and 86% is left which equal to 170280

if x= total no. of items
then 0.86x = 170280

or x= 198000

Now 14% * x = 0.14 * 198000 = 27720 nearly equals to 28000. That is option C
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Re: 14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on [#permalink]  08 Nov 2017, 05:57
pranab01 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on to 170,280 items then approximately how many items did they ship?

(A) 21,000

(B) 22,500

(C) 28,000

(D) 30,000

(E) 32,500

Kudos for correct solution.

From the statement we know 14% is shipped and 86% is left which equal to 170280

if x= total no. of items
then 0.86x = 170280

or x= 198000

Now 14% * x = 0.14 * 198000 = 27720 nearly equals to 28000. That is option C

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Re: 14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on [#permalink]  08 Nov 2017, 07:28
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Peter wrote:
pranab01 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on to 170,280 items then approximately how many items did they ship?

(A) 21,000

(B) 22,500

(C) 28,000

(D) 30,000

(E) 32,500

Kudos for correct solution.

From the statement we know 14% is shipped and 86% is left which equal to 170280

if x= total no. of items
then 0.86x = 170280

or x= 198000

Now 14% * x = 0.14 * 198000 = 27720 nearly equals to 28000. That is option C

The OA is wrong. Right answer is C, 28,000.
I'll fix the OA too
Re: 14% of a company’s inventory shipped. If the company held on   [#permalink] 08 Nov 2017, 07:28
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