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    account for

    This has more to do with Math but since the only problem is I don't understand the problem, figure I will ask here:


    "what is the price of which 20% account for $20?"


    From what I can understand, suppose the original price is x, then 20% of x is $20 right? then that mean x = $100
    But the answer is actually $4.84! How on Earth can this be? Doesn't "account for" mean 20% = 20$?

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    Re: account for

    Quote Originally Posted by vkhu View Post
    "what is the price of which 20% account for $20?"
    The question means nothing.

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    Re: account for

    Where did you find this bizarre question (and answer)?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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