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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 x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is ##### This topic has 3 expert replies and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## If x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult If x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is the remainder when x is divided by 5? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 OA A Source: Manhattan Prep ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2801 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: If x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is the remainder when x is divided by 5? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 OA A Source: Manhattan Prep x/5 = (10y + 5)/5 = 2y + 1. Since y is an integer, the quotient 2y + 1 is an integer. So the remainder is 0. 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 ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12985 messages Followed by: 1249 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 Top Reply BTGmoderatorDC wrote: If x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is the remainder when x is divided by 5? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 OA A Source: Manhattan Prep GIVEN: x = 10y + 5 Factor out 5 to get: x = 5(2y + 1) We can see that x is a multiple of 5, which also means x is divisible by 5, which means the remainder will by ZERO when x is divided by 5 Answer: A 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 22 Aug 2016 Posted: 1979 messages Followed by: 30 members Upvotes: 470 BTGmoderatorDC wrote: If x and y are positive integers and x = 10y + 5, what is the remainder when x is divided by 5? A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 OA A Source: Manhattan Prep We have x = 10y + 5 => x = 5(2y + 1) We see that x is divisible by 5; thus, x divided by 5 will leave a remainder of 0. The correct answer: A Hope this helps! -Jay _________________ Manhattan Review GMAT Prep Locations: GMAT Manhattan | [url=https://www.manhattanreview.com/chicago-gre-prep-courses/ ]GRE Prep Courses Chicago[/url] | ACT Prep Courses Seattle | Boston IELTS Tutoring | and many more... Schedule your free consultation with an experienced GMAT Prep Advisor! Click here. • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep 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 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 • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 1 Hour Free BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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