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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## $$a$$ and $$b$$ are integers such that $$\frac{a}{b}=3.45$$. tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## $$a$$ and $$b$$ are integers such that $$\frac{a}{b}=3.45$$. ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: Manhattan Prep $$a$$ and $$b$$ are integers such that $$\frac{a}{b}=3.45$$. If $$R$$ is the remainder of $$\frac{a}{b}$$, which of the following could NOT be equal to $$R$$? A. 3 B. 9 C. 36 D. 81 E. 144 The OA is A ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2950 messages Followed by: 19 members Upvotes: 43 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: Manhattan Prep $$a$$ and $$b$$ are integers such that $$\frac{a}{b}=3.45$$. If $$R$$ is the remainder of $$\frac{a}{b}$$, which of the following could NOT be equal to $$R$$? A. 3 B. 9 C. 36 D. 81 E. 144 The OA is A We can set up the equation: a/b = 3 + 45/100 a/b = 3 + 9/20 So we see that the remainder of a/b is a multiple of 9, so 3 could not equal R. Answer: A • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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