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oquiella wrote: If the percent of tagged fish in the second catch approximates the percent of tagged fish in the pond, what is the approximate number of fish in the pond?


Whats your approach?
(2/50)X 100=4%

(50/4)X 100=1250 (C)

by Aman verma

Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:03 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: OG10 #228 Tagged Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 1430

Factors

Q:In how many ways can 2310 be expressed as a product of 3 factors ?

A)21

B)23

C)41

D)46

E)56

by Aman verma

Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Factors
Replies: 4
Views: 1357

A certain fruit stand sold apples for $0.70 each and bananas for $0.50 each. If a customer purchased both apples and bananas for a total of $6.30, what number of apples and bananas did the customer purchase. A)10 B)11 C)12 D)13 E)14 I know this can be solved pretty easily with algebra but can anyon...

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Fri May 15, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: testing the answer choices
Replies: 5
Views: 1690

Before being simplified,the instruction for computing income tax in country R were to add 2% of one's annual income to the average(arithmatic mean) of 100 units of Country R's currency and 1% of one's annual income. Which of the following represents the simplified formula for computing the income t...

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Fri May 15, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Problem Solving
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Hi Need help in understanding the solution to the following Question For which of the following functions is f(a+b) = f(a) + f(b) for all positive numbers of a & b. 1. f(x) = x squared 2. f(x) = x + 1 3. f(x) = sq root of x 4. f(x) = 2/x 5. f(x) = -3x The amswer is no.5. Need to understand why 5 is...

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Thu May 14, 2015 2:57 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Functions
Replies: 6
Views: 2144

Two alloys of gold, P and Q, prepared by mixing copper and gold in the ratio (2 : 7) and (11 : 7) respectively. If equal quantities of the alloys are melted to form a third alloy R, the ratio of copper and gold in R will be: A.4:9 B.7:5 C.5:7 D.9:5 E.4:7 How can we solve this problem by using allig...

by Aman verma

Wed May 13, 2015 1:15 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Two alloys of gold
Replies: 3
Views: 1250

You are correct, Brent! Sorry - I added an extra x...thanks for correcting and answering the question. I'm clear now:) Thanks again, B Even if we remove the extra x, x=0 cannot be a valid solution for the quadratic,since division by zero is undefined. After removing the extra x, we have:- x(x-5+6/x...

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Mon May 11, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Linear equation
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

Hello, I am blanking out on this question. I got it before, but now I can;t figure out how I went through the steps to cancel the x's. x(x-5x+6/x) =0 Looking for step by step approach. Thanks! Hello [email protected].co, x=0 will not be a solution to this quadratic,since, division by zero is n...

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Sat May 09, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Linear equation
Replies: 5
Views: 1348

Hi Aman verma, Since this is a rather specific request, I'm curious about a couple of things. It might be that what you *want* is not what you actually *need*..... Hello Rich.[email protected].com, Well, I actually need what I want ! I direly need those 750+ range questions. I never had problems with C...

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Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Request SC practice questions 750+ range
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Views: 1030

Request SC practice questions 750+ range

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Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Request SC practice questions 750+ range
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Scholars who once thought Native Americans literatures were solely oral narratives recorded by missionaries or anthropologists now understand this body of work to consist of both oral literatures and the written works of Native American Authors,who have been publishing since 1772. A. Scholars who o...

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Fri May 08, 2015 2:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence Correction
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Views: 1456

Charles Lindergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have an extra weight on his plane,he therefore refused to carry even a pound of mail,despite being offered $1000 to do so. A. Charles Lindergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant ...

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Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence Correction
Replies: 6
Views: 1956

The soap manufacturer conceded that its product may have contributed to the recent outbreak of skin irritation experienced by its consumers and having pulled the product, led to a sharp drop in the company’s share price. A)having pulled the product, led to B)pulled the product, leading to C)pulli...

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Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: soap manufacturer
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Views: 1021

Courtesy - Economist Every day, our teams collaborate around the world to actively uncover, discuss and debate investment opportunities, which leads to better decisions for our clients. Here what does Which refer to? Which should refer to nearest noun. But in the above the sentence, which refers to...

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Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Usage of Which
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I want to know how "function" work? For example For which of the following functions is f(a+b)=f(a)+f(b) for all positive numbers? a)f(x)=x^2 b)f(x)=x+1 c)f(x)=sqr root x d)f(x)=2/x e)f(x)=-3x Hello Kayode, Since, you want to know how functions work, here is an algebraic approach for this Functiona...

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Thu May 07, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: GMAT PREP software question
Replies: 5
Views: 1658