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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 ## If 20 percent of x is 5y, and y = 7, what is 60 percent tagged by: Gmat_mission ##### This topic has 2 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## If 20 percent of x is 5y, and y = 7, what is 60 percent ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult If 20 percent of x is 5y, and y = 7, what is 60 percent of x? A. 105 B. 115 C. 125 D. 145 E. 175 OA=A Source: Princeton Review ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12985 messages Followed by: 1249 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 Top Reply Gmat_mission wrote: If 20 percent of x is 5y, and y = 7, what is 60 percent of x? A. 105 B. 115 C. 125 D. 145 E. 175 GIVEN: 20 percent of x = 5y This means: 40 percent of x = 10y And: 60 percent of x = 15y Since y = 7, we can write: 60 percent of x = 15(7) = 105 Answer: A _________________ Brent Hanneson â€“ Creator of GMATPrepNow.com Use my video course along with Sign up for free Question of the Day emails And check out all of these free resources GMAT Prep Now's comprehensive video course can be used in conjunction with Beat The GMATâ€™s FREE 60-Day Study Guide and reach your target score in 2 months! ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2801 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 Gmat_mission wrote: If 20 percent of x is 5y, and y = 7, what is 60 percent of x? A. 105 B. 115 C. 125 D. 145 E. 175 OA=A Source: Princeton Review Since 20 percent of x is 5y and y = 7, we have: 0.2x = 5(7) 0.2x = 35 x = 175 So 60% of 175 is 0.6 x 175 = 105. 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 • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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