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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 motor pool has 300 vehicles of which 30 percent are trucks ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 1 member reply ### Top Member ## A motor pool has 300 vehicles of which 30 percent are trucks ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult A motor pool has 300 vehicles of which 30 percent are trucks. 20 percent of all the vehicles in the motor pool are diesel, including 15 trucks. What percent of the motor pool is composed of vehicles that are neither trucks nor diesel? A. 165% B. 90% C. 65% D. 55% E. 10% OA D Source: Princeton Review ### Top Member Legendary Member Joined 02 Mar 2018 Posted: 1104 messages Followed by: 2 members Top Reply Total vehicle = 300; Trucks = 30% of 300 = 90 Diesel vehicles = 20% of 300 = 60 Diesel trucks = 15 Non diesel trucks = 90 - 15 = 75 Other diesel vehicles = 60 - 15 =45 The percentage (%) of vehicles that are neither trucks nor diesel $$=\frac{\left(\left(300\right)-\left(75+15+45\right)\right)}{300}\cdot\frac{100}{1}$$ $$=\frac{165}{300}\cdot\frac{100}{1}$$ $$=55\ \%$$ Correct choice = Option D ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2811 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: A motor pool has 300 vehicles of which 30 percent are trucks. 20 percent of all the vehicles in the motor pool are diesel, including 15 trucks. What percent of the motor pool is composed of vehicles that are neither trucks nor diesel? A. 165% B. 90% C. 65% D. 55% E. 10% OA D Source: Princeton Review We see that there are 300 x 0.3 = 90 trucks. Also, that 0.2 x 300 = 60 are diesel. We can use the formula: Total = Trucks + Diesel - Both + Neither 300 = 90 + 60 - 15 + N 300 = 135 + N 165 = N Since 165/300 = 0.55, we see that 55% of the vehicles are neither trucks nor diesel. Answer: D _________________ 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 • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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