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Sell price = (1.5)(2) = $3/battery We're asked for how many dollars each battery was sold.....so we're looking for an answer that equals 3 when Q = 200... Answer A: 3Q/200 = 600/200 = 3 This IS a match Answer B: 3Q/2 = 600/2 = 300 NOT a match Answer C: 150Q = 30,000 NOT a match Answer D: Q/100 = 200/100 = 2 NOT a match Answer E: 150/Q = 150/200 = 3/4 NOT a match Final Answer: A GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich _________________ Contact Rich at Rich.C@empowergmat.com ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2801 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 BTGmoderatorDC wrote: A dealer originally bought 100 identical batteries at a total cost of q dollars. If each battery was sold at 50 percent above the original cost per battery, then, in terms of q, for how many dollars was each battery sold? (A) 3q/200 (B) 3q/2 (C) 150q (D) q/100 (E) 150/q OA A Source: Official Guide Since 100 batteries cost a total of q dollars, each battery cost q/100 dollars. Since each battery was sold at 50 percent above its original cost, each battery was sold for q/100 x 1.5 = 1.5q/100 = 3q/200 dollars. Answer: A _________________ Scott Woodbury-Stewart Founder and CEO scott@targettestprep.com See why Target Test Prep is rated 5 out of 5 stars on BEAT the GMAT. Read our reviews • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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