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Weekly Problem 16 - 2008

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A 30cm x 40cm page of a book includes a 2cm margin on each side, as shown. What percentage of the page is occupied by the margins?


Page margin

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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