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# Stats/Percentages confusing problem watch

1. Hi to all!

I just need a confirmation that the answer suggested by the website is wrong.

Answer according to me: B (not quite, but that's the "correctest" one)

Answer according to the website: A

Now, how could it be 25% if they were selling 45 tickets over the period A and then 30 tickets over the period B. So now they're selling 15 tickets less than previously and that 15 out of 45, ie. 1/3 decrease in sales, ergo 33,(3)%.

Please correct me if I'm not thinking straight.
2. (Original post by martinix)

Hi to all!

I just need a confirmation that the answer suggested by the website is wrong.

Answer according to me: B (not quite, but that's the "correctest" one)

Answer according to the website: A

Now, how could it be 25% if they were selling 45 tickets over the period A and then 30 tickets over the period B. So now they're selling 15 tickets less than previously and that 15 out of 45, ie. 1/3 decrease in sales, ergo 33,(3)%.

Please correct me if I'm not thinking straight.

You are correct
3. (Original post by martinix)

Hi to all!

I just need a confirmation that the answer suggested by the website is wrong.

Answer according to me: B (not quite, but that's the "correctest" one)

Answer according to the website: A

Now, how could it be 25% if they were selling 45 tickets over the period A and then 30 tickets over the period B. So now they're selling 15 tickets less than previously and that 15 out of 45, ie. 1/3 decrease in sales, ergo 33,(3)%.

Please correct me if I'm not thinking straight.
I am not a mathematician, but I would put it at 33% too.

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