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AMC 8 2020 Problem 5 | Percentage Problem

Three fourths of a pitcher is filled with pineapple juice. The pitcher is emptied by pouring an equal amount of juice into each of 5 cups. What percent of the total capacity of the pitcher did each cup receive?

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Key Concepts


Percentage

Proportion

Multiplication

Suggested Book | Source | Answer


AMC 8 2020 Problem 5

15

Try with Hints


At first try to find How much each cup is filled.

Each cup is filled with $\frac{3}{4} \cdot \frac{1}{5}=\frac{3}{20}$ of the amount of juice in the pitcher

Now, convert $\frac{3}{4}$ in percentage.

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Three fourths of a pitcher is filled with pineapple juice. The pitcher is emptied by pouring an equal amount of juice into each of 5 cups. What percent of the total capacity of the pitcher did each cup receive?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 20
  • 25

Key Concepts


Percentage

Proportion

Multiplication

Suggested Book | Source | Answer


AMC 8 2020 Problem 5

15

Try with Hints


At first try to find How much each cup is filled.

Each cup is filled with $\frac{3}{4} \cdot \frac{1}{5}=\frac{3}{20}$ of the amount of juice in the pitcher

Now, convert $\frac{3}{4}$ in percentage.

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