Find the percentage of pure gold in 22-carat gold,

Question:

Find the percentage of pure gold in 22-carat gold, if 24-carat gold is 100% pure.

Solution:

22 carat gold contains 22 parts pure gold out of 24 parts.

Also, 24 carat gold is given to be $100 \%$ pure.

$\therefore$ Percentage of pure gold in 22 carat gold $=\left(\frac{22}{24} \times 100\right) \%$

$=91 \frac{2}{3} \%$

Hence, 22 carat gold contains $91 \frac{2}{3} \%$ of pure gold.

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