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    No. of Vehicles involved in accidents

    Last year, for every 100 million vehicles that travelled on a certain highway, 96 vehicles were involved in accidents. If 3 billion vehicles travelled on the highway last year, how many of those vehicles were involved in accident? (1billion = 1,000,000,000)

    My answer is 28,800. Is that correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thecapaccino View Post
    Last year, for every 100 million vehicles that travelled on a certain highway, 96 vehicles were involved in accidents. If 3 billion vehicles travelled on the highway last year, how many of those vehicles were involved in accident? (1billion = 1,000,000,000)

    My answer is 28,800. Is that correct?
    No.

    100 000 000 vehicles ------> 96 accidents
    => 30(100 000 000) vehicles -----> 30(96) accidents
    so 3 000 000 000 vehicles --------> 2880 accidents
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