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# A public opinion survey explored the relationship between age and support for increasing the minimum wage. The results are summarized in the two-way table.ForAgainstNo opinionTotal$$21-40$$ $$25$$  $$20$$      $$5$$$$50$$$$41-60$$ $$20$$  $$35$$      $$20$$$$75$$Over $$60$$ $$55$$  $$15$$      $$5$$$$75$$Total $$100$$  $$70$$      $$30$$$$200$$In the $$21$$ to $$40$$ age group, what percentage supports increasing the minimum wage?

A
12.5%
B
20%
C
25%
D
50%

Solution

## The correct option is D $$50\%$$Total number of individuals in the age group $$(21-40)$$ $$=50$$Number of Individuals supporting the increase of minimum wage $$=25$$So percentage of individuals supporting increase of minimum wage $$=\dfrac { 25 }{ 50 } \times 100=50\%$$Option $$D$$ is correct.Mathematics

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