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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 Norbert can cut up one plastic six pack container in 30 tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 2 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## If Norbert can cut up one plastic six pack container in 30 ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: Veritas Prep If Norbert can cut up one plastic six-pack container in 30 seconds, how long will it take him to cut up 512 six-pack containers? A. 4 hours B. 4 hours 4 minutes C. 4 hours 12 minutes D. 4 hours 15 minutes E. 4 hours 16 minutes The OA is E ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12995 messages Followed by: 1250 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: Veritas Prep If Norbert can cut up one plastic six-pack container in 30 seconds, how long will it take him to cut up 512 six-pack containers? A. 4 hours B. 4 hours 4 minutes C. 4 hours 12 minutes D. 4 hours 15 minutes E. 4 hours 16 minutes The OA is E We can solve this question by applying equivalent ratios For every 30 seconds that elapse, Norbert can cut up 1 plastic six-pack container In other words, for every 0.5 MINUTES that elapse, Norbert can cut up 1 plastic six-pack container Let t = the time (in MINUTES) to cut up 512 plastic six-pack containers We can write: t/512 = 0.5/1 Cross multiply to get: (1)(t) = (512)(0.5) Simplify to get: t = 256 MINUTES 256 minutes = 240 minutes + 16 minutes = 4 hours + 16 minutes Answer: E Cheers, Brent _________________ 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: 2852 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: Veritas Prep If Norbert can cut up one plastic six-pack container in 30 seconds, how long will it take him to cut up 512 six-pack containers? A. 4 hours B. 4 hours 4 minutes C. 4 hours 12 minutes D. 4 hours 15 minutes E. 4 hours 16 minutes The OA is E If Norbert can cut up one container in 30 seconds, then he can cut up 2 containers in one minute. Thus it will take him 512/2 = 256 minutes to cut up all the containers and 256 minutes = 256/60 = 4 hours and 16 minutes. Answer: E _________________ 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 Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 1 Hour Free 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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