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In 2008 the value of exports was approximately what percent greater than the value of imports?

A 40%
B 60%
C 70%
D 120%
E 140%


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In 2008 imports = $5 Billion.
and Exports = $12 Billion.

Thus we have Exports 2.4 times the imports. Hence Exports are 140% more than imports.
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Re: the value of exports was approximately what percent [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2019, 07:02
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Re: the value of exports was approximately what percent [#permalink] New post 22 Sep 2018, 07:28
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Can I do it like this- 7/5*100
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Re: the value of exports was approximately what percent [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2018, 08:20
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Can I do it like this- 7/5*100


Yes it is the same thing!
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