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waecmaths question: 

A baker used 40% of a 50kg of flour. If $\tfrac{1}{8}$ of the amount used was for cake, how many kilogram of flour was used for the cake? 

Option A: 

Option B: 

6 ¼

Option C: 

$15\tfrac{3}{8}$

Option D: 

17½

waecmaths solution: 

40%  of the 50kg will be $\frac{40}{100}\times 50=20kg$

Out of the 20kg, the baker used one-eightieth for cake will be $\frac{1}{8}\times 20kg=2\frac{1}{2}kg$ 

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