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A student multiplied a number by 35 instead of 53. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

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60%
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64%
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72%
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78%
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Solution

The correct option is D 64%
Let the number be x.
Then, percentage error =⎜ ⎜53x35x53x⎟ ⎟×100%=25x9x155x3×100%
=16x15×35x×100%=64%.

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