SAT/ACT problem of the week, December 01, 2016

The ratio of the population of New York City to the population of the rest of New york is $latex 8:11 $. What percentage of the population of New York lives in New York City?

  1. $latex 27.2\% $ (check answer)
  2. $latex 37.5\% $ (check answer)
  3. $latex 42.1\% $ (check answer)
  4. $latex 57.9\% $ (check answer)
  5. $latex 72.7\% $ (check answer)

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