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Karina has a plot of 5000 square meters in which she has decided that 60% of it will be used to plant vegetables. Of this part, 12% will be dedicated to planting lettuce. How much surface area of the plot will be used to grow lettuce?

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Area used for planting vegetables = 60% of 5000
= (60/100) * 5000
= 3000 square meters
Of this part, 12% will be dedicated to planting lettuce. Therefore, the area of the plot used for planting lettuce is:
Area used for planting lettuce = 12% of 3000
= (12/100) * 3000
= 360 square meters

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