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# Word Problem

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Word Problem [#permalink]  27 Jun 2018, 11:33
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In a certain year, the number of girls who graduated from City High School was twice the number of boys. If 3/4 of the girls and 5/6 of the boys went to college immediately after graduation, what fraction of the graduates that year went to college immediately after graduation

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Re: Word Problem [#permalink]  27 Jun 2018, 13:03
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what fraction go the graduates that year went to college immediately after graduation

I do think is of not go.....typo.

Pick a common number of boys and girls. The LCM of 4 and 6 = 24

Girls 48
Boys 24

After

Girls 36
Boys 20

$$56 = \frac{x}{100} 72 = 77.77 %$$

Please provide always the OA in spoiler.

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Re: Word Problem   [#permalink] 27 Jun 2018, 13:03
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