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# Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60% are males of which 20% are literate. If among all the inhabitants, 25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate ?

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22.5
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27.5
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32.5
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37.5
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Solution

## The correct option is C 32.5Number of males =60% of 1000=600. Number of females = (1000−600) =400.Number of literates =25% of 1000=250.Number of literate males =20% of 600=120.Number of literate females = (250−120) =130.Required pecentage = (130/400∗100 ) % = 32.5 %

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