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Topic: Mathematics
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Peter Scales

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Registered: 4/3/05
Re: Mathematics
Posted: Aug 20, 2013 9:46 AM
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Mazhar,

Be careful.
Day1 is 20% more than Day2 is not the same as Day2 is 20% less than Day1, because the % is applied to a different base.

Proceed as follows:
Day1 60 pages
Day2 = P
.: 60 = 1.2 P
.: P = 50
But P = B/6
.: B = 6 P = 6 x 50 = 300

Regards, Peter Scales.



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