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#### Rank these three quantities from least to greatest.

##### Re: Rank these three quantities from least to greatest.

$$\rm I. \dfrac{49!}{(7^{49})^2}$$ $$\rm II. \dfrac{49!}{(7!)^2}$$ $$\rm III. \dfrac{49!}{(42!)(7!)}$$ Rank these three quantities from least to greatest. A. $$\rm I, II, III$$ B. $$\rm I, III, II$$ C. $$\rm II, I, III$$ D. $$\rm II, III, I$$ E. $$\rm III, I, II$$ Answer: B Solution: We can see th...

by Scott@TargetTestPrep

Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Rank these three quantities from least to greatest.
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#### A retailer sold an appliance for 30 percent above the cost, which represented a gross profit of $21.00... ###### Problem Solving ##### Re: A retailer sold an appliance for 30 percent above the cost, which represented a gross profit of$21.00...

Source: GMAT Paper Tests A retailer sold an appliance for 30 percent above the cost, which represented a gross profit of $21.00. For what price did the retailer sell the appliance? A.$27.30 B. $51.00 C.$63.00 D. $70.00 E.$91.00 The OA is E Solution: We can let x = the cost of the appliance, and ...

#### What is the difference between the sixth and the fifth terms of the sequence...

##### Re: What is the difference between the sixth and the fifth terms of the sequence...

Source: GMAT Paper Tests What is the difference between the sixth and the fifth terms of the sequence 2, 4, 7,. . . whose nth term is n+2^(n-1)? A. 2 B. 3 C. 6 D. 16 E. 17 The OA is E Solution: To find the sixth term, let's first substitute 6 for n. 6 + 2^(6-1)6 + 2^5 6 + 32 = 38 To find the fifth ...

#### If Joanie puts $$\500$$ in a savings account that earns $$10$$ percent annual interest compounded semiannually, how muc

##### Re: If Joanie puts $$\500$$ in a savings account that earns $$10$$ percent annual interest compounded semiannually, how

If Joanie puts $$\500$$ in a savings account that earns $$10$$ percent annual interest compounded semiannually, how much money will be in the account after one year? A) $$\51.25$$ B) $$\510$$ C) $$\550$$ D) $$\551.25$$ E) $$\565$$ Answer: D Solution: We use the compound interest formula: A = ...

#### If $$pq\ne 0,$$ and $$\dfrac1{p}=\sqrt{q},$$ what is the value of $$p?$$

##### Re: If $$pq\ne 0,$$ and $$\dfrac1{p}=\sqrt{q},$$ what is the value of $$p?$$

M7MBA wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:55 am
If $$pq\ne 0,$$ and $$\dfrac1{p}=\sqrt{q},$$ what is the value of $$p?$$

A. $$q$$

B. $$\sqrt{q}$$

C. $$\dfrac{\sqrt{q}}{q}$$

D. $$\dfrac{1}{q}$$

E. $$\dfrac{1}{q^2}$$

Solution:

Since 1/p = √q, then p = 1/√q = √q/q.

#### Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of $$10$$ percent off the regular price of any item.

##### Re: Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of $$10$$ percent off the regular price of any item

Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of $$10$$ percent off the regular price of any item. What is the regular price of an item that Joey purchases for $$\99?$$ A. $$\89.10$$ B. $$\108.90$$ C. $$\109.00$$ D. $$\109.90$$ E. $$\110.00$$ Answer: E Solution: We can let ...

#### If it takes Bill 8 minutes to peel 30 potatoes, how many potatoes can he peel in one hour?

##### Re: If it takes Bill 8 minutes to peel 30 potatoes, how many potatoes can he peel in one hour?

If it takes Bill 8 minutes to peel 30 potatoes, how many potatoes can he peel in one hour? A. 16 B. 120 C. 144 D. 225 E. 240 Answer: D Solution: Bill can peel 30/8 x 60 = 1800/8 = 225 potatoes in one hour. Alternate Solution: We can set up a proportion: “8 minutes is to 30 potatoes as 60 minutes is...

#### When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay $$\692$$ for $$80$$ cups. When

##### Re: When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay $$\692$$ for $$80$$ cups. Wh

When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay $$\692$$ for $$80$$ cups. When Phil wants to buy just one such cup, it costs him $$\12.50.$$ How much above the wholesale price per cup is he paying? A. $$\0.55$$ B. $$\3.85$$ C. $$\7.35$$ D. $$\10.65$$ E. ...

#### A ball thrown up in the air is at a height of h feet, t seconds after it was thrown,

##### Re: A ball thrown up in the air is at a height of h feet, t seconds after it was thrown,

A ball thrown up in the air is at a height of h feet, t seconds after it was thrown, where $$h\ =\ -3\left(t\ -\ 10\right)^2\ +\ 250$$. What is the height of the ball once it reached its maximum height and then descended for 7 seconds A) 96 feet B) 103 feet C) 164 feet D) 223 feet E) 250 feet Solut...

#### On a certain high school athletic team, the ratio of freshmen to sophomores to juniors to seniors is 1:3:4:6.

##### Re: On a certain high school athletic team, the ratio of freshmen to sophomores to juniors to seniors is 1:3:4:6.

Source: Magoosh On a certain high school athletic team, the ratio of freshmen to sophomores to juniors to seniors is 1:3:4:6. If there are 60 juniors on the team, how many students in total are on the team? A. 90 B. 140 C. 150 D. 180 E. 210 The OA is E Solution: The entire ratio can be expressed as...

#### If 20 percent of 3k is 6, what is 40 percent of k?

##### Re: If 20 percent of 3k is 6, what is 40 percent of k?

Source: Magoosh If 20 percent of 3k is 6, what is 40 percent of k? A. 4 B. 12 C. 24 D. 36 E. 72 The OA is A Solution: 0.2 x 3k = 6 3k = 6/0.2 3k = 30 k = 10 So 40 percent of 10 is 0.4 x 10 = 4. Alternate Solution: If 20 percent of 3k is 6, then 20 percent of k is 6/3 = 2. Since 40 percent of k is t...

by Scott@TargetTestPrep

Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: If 20 percent of 3k is 6, what is 40 percent of k?
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#### When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay $692 for 80 cups. When Phil wants ###### Problem Solving ##### Re: When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay$692 for 80 cups. When Phil w

When a company places a wholesale order on coffee cups with the company logo, they pay $692 for 80 cups. When Phil wants to buy just one such cup, it costs him$12.50. How much above the wholesale price per cup is he paying? A. $0.55 B.$3.85 C. $7.35 D.$10.65 E. \$14.25 OA B Solution: The wholesal...

#### The R students in a class agree to contribute equally to buy their teacher a birthday present that costs y dollars. If

##### Re: The R students in a class agree to contribute equally to buy their teacher a birthday present that costs y dollars.

The R students in a class agree to contribute equally to buy their teacher a birthday present that costs y dollars. If x of the students later fail to contribute their share, which of the following represents the additional number of dollars that each of the remaining students must contribute in or...

#### If the sum of two numbers is 6, and the sum of their reciprocals is 15/8, what is the product of the two numbers?

##### Re: If the sum of two numbers is 6, and the sum of their reciprocals is 15/8, what is the product of the two numbers?

Magoosh If the sum of two numbers is 6, and the sum of their reciprocals is 15/8, what is the product of the two numbers? A. 5/24 B. 5/16 C. 16/5 D. 25/4 E. 45/4 OA C Solution: We can let the two numbers be a and b, and we need to find ab. We can create the equations: a + b = 6 and 1/a + 1/b = 15/8...

#### Helen mixes a first solution, 4 liters of 40% concentrated sulfuric acid solution,

##### Re: Helen mixes a first solution, 4 liters of 40% concentrated sulfuric acid solution,

Helen mixes a first solution, 4 liters of 40% concentrated sulfuric acid solution, with a second solution, 5 liters of a sulfuric acid solution with a stronger concentration, and the resultant solution is 9 liters of 50% concentrated sulfuric acid solution. What was the concentration, as a percent,...