MATHCOUNTS Question #217

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Each year for the first five years of life, a baby elephant’s weight increases by 10%. By what percent of its birth weight does an elephant’s weight increase during these five years? Express your answer to the nearest whole number.

Oct 16th, 2017

final weight after 5th year = x(1.05)^5 = 1.28x

or weight will increase 30% in first five year 

Answer : 30%


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