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A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #109

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1. Josh is writing a book. He starts on page 1. When he finished, he used a total of 228 digits. How many pages does he have?

2. At Probability University, there are 375 freshmen, 293 sophomores, 187 juniors, & 126 seniors. One student will randomly be chosen to receive an award. What percent chance is there that it will be a junior? Round to the nearest whole percent.


 

The Solution

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1. 112 Pages

2. 19 percent. Divide the number of juniors 187 by the total number of students 981, and then multiply the number by 100 to convert to a percentage.