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What is the ratio of the number of workers in the Professio

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What is the ratio of the number of workers in the Professional category in 1981 to the projected number of such workers in 1995 ?

A. \(\frac{4}{9}\)

B. \(\frac{5}{14}\)

C. \(\frac{9}{14}\)

D. \(\frac{3}{4}\)

E. \(\frac{14}{9}\)
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Re: What is the ratio of the number of workers in the Professio [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2018, 05:22
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What is the ratio of the number of workers in the Professional category in 1981 to the projected number of such workers in 1995 ?

A. \(\frac{4}{9}\)

B. \(\frac{5}{14}\)

C. \(\frac{9}{14}\)

D. \(\frac{3}{4}\)

E. \(\frac{14}{9}\)



Professional category in 1981 = 18% of 150 million = 27 million


Professional category in 1995 = 24% of 175 million = 42 million

Therefore the ratio =\(\frac{27}{42} = \frac{9}{14}\)
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