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Here is this week’s problem:
The positive number a is q percent greater than the positive number b, which is p percent less than a itself. If a is increased by p percent, and the result is then decreased by q percent to produce a positive number c, which of the following could be true?
I. c > a
II. c = a
III. c < a
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