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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 ## GMAT Official Guide 2019 A certain restaurant that regularly ##### This topic has 2 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## GMAT Official Guide 2019 A certain restaurant that regularly ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult A certain restaurant that regularly advertises through the mail has 1,040 cover letters and 3,000 coupons in stock. In its next mailing, each envelope will contain 1 cover letter and 2 coupons. If all of the cover letters in stock are used, how many coupons will remain in stock after this mailing? A. 920 B. 1,040 C. 1,500 D. 1,960 E. 2,080 ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2244 messages Followed by: 17 members Upvotes: 43 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: A certain restaurant that regularly advertises through the mail has 1,040 cover letters and 3,000 coupons in stock. In its next mailing, each envelope will contain 1 cover letter and 2 coupons. If all of the cover letters in stock are used, how many coupons will remain in stock after this mailing? A. 920 B. 1,040 C. 1,500 D. 1,960 E. 2,080 Since all 1,040 cover letters were used, twice as many coupons, or 2,080 coupons, were used. Therefore, there are 3,000 - 2,080 = 920 coupons left. Answer: A _________________ Scott Woodbury-Stewart Founder and CEO ### GMAT/MBA Expert Elite Legendary Member Joined 23 Jun 2013 Posted: 10111 messages Followed by: 494 members Upvotes: 2867 GMAT Score: 800 Top Reply Hi All, We're told that a certain restaurant that regularly advertises through the mail has 1,040 cover letters and 3,000 coupons in stock and that in its next mailing, each envelope will contain 1 cover letter and 2 coupons. We're asked if ALL of the cover letters in stock are used, then how many coupons will remain in stock after this mailing. This question comes down to some basic note-taking and Arithmetic. Each envelope will include 1 cover letter - and since ALL cover letters are going to be sent, then that will create 1040 envelopes... Each of the envelopes will also include 2 coupons, so a total of (2)(1040) = 2080 coupons will be used. With 3000 total coupons available, there will be 3000 - 2080 = 920 coupons remaining after the next mailing. Final Answer: A GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich _________________ Contact Rich at Rich.C@empowergmat.com • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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