Source: Official Guide Revised GRE 2nd Ed. Part 9; Section 6; #22

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If x 0, which of the following is

If x 0, which of the following is equal to 1.25 percent of x? x/80, x/8, x/4, 5x/8, 3x,4

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Jacob Elder

I feel like the simplest way to solving this problem is recognizing that .125 converted into a fraction is 1/8. The decimal they provide in the example isn't .125, but .0125. Thus, you can determine that the denominator is greater and the fraction is 1/80, or x/80.

Is that acceptable?

Jan 28, 2016 • Comment

Cydney Seigerman, Magoosh Tutor

Yes, this is a valid way to approach the problem :) Good work!

Feb 6, 2016 • Reply

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Gravatar Chris Lele, Magoosh Tutor

Dec 8, 2012 • Comment

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