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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 ## In 2002, the number of students, who participated in a quiz tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## In 2002, the number of students, who participated in a quiz ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: e-GMAT In 2002, the number of students, who participated in a quiz was 15% more than the number of students, who participated in 2003. And the number of students, who participated in 2004 was 1200, which is 20% less than the number of students, who participated in the year 2003. How many students had participated in the year 2002? A. 850 B. 1150 C. 1275 D. 1500 E. 1725 The OA is E ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2950 messages Followed by: 19 members Upvotes: 43 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: e-GMAT In 2002, the number of students, who participated in a quiz was 15% more than the number of students, who participated in 2003. And the number of students, who participated in 2004 was 1200, which is 20% less than the number of students, who participated in the year 2003. How many students had participated in the year 2002? A. 850 B. 1150 C. 1275 D. 1500 E. 1725 The OA is E We can let n = the number of students who participated in the quiz in 2003 and create the equation: 0.8n = 1200 n = 1200/0.8 = 12,000/8 = 1500 Since the number of students who participated in the quiz in 2002 was 15% more than those in 2003, the number of students who participated in the quiz in 2002 is 1.15 x 1500 = 1725. 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 • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder 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 GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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