Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Problem Solving; #91

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Each person who attended a company meeting was

Each person who attended a company meeting was either a stockholder in the company, an employee of the company, or both. If 62 percent of those who attended the meeting were stockholders and 47 percent were employees, what percent were stockholders who were not employees?

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Shantanu Mukherjee

Total = n(S) +n(E)- n(SnE)
100 = 62 + 47 - n(SnE)
n(SnE) = 9
Only stockholders = n(S) - n(SnE) = 53%
Option (B)

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