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Re: Milk and cream are combined to make a 60-liter mixture that is 50 percent butterfat. If the milk is 5 percent

Milk and cream are combined to make a 60-liter mixture that is 50 percent butterfat. If the milk is 5 percent butterfat and the cream is 75 percent butterfat, approximately how many liters of milk are in the mixture? A. 20.00 B. 21.43 C. 30.00 D. 38.57 E. 42.75 OA B Source: GMAT Prep Looks like a p...


Re: If a, b and c are different positive integers, is c the greatest value?

If a, b and c are different positive integers, is c the greatest value? (1) c = b - a - 5 (2) a = 2c - b Answer: D Source: www.gmatprepnow.com Given : a, b and c are different positive integers Target question : Is c the greatest value? Statement 1 : c = b - a - 5 In other words, to find the value ...


Re: Today Dave drove from home to work at twice his regular speed and arrived at work 16

Today Dave drove from home to work at twice his regular speed and arrived at work 16 minutes earlier than he regularly arrives. If Dave regularly drives at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour, what is the distance, in miles, from Dave’s home to work? (A) 16/3 (B) 32/3 (C) 40/3 (D) 64/3 (E) 80/3 A...


Today Dave drove from home to work at twice his regular speed and arrived at work 16

Today Dave drove from home to work at twice his regular speed and arrived at work 16 minutes earlier than he regularly arrives. If Dave regularly drives at a constant speed of 40 miles per hour, what is the distance, in miles, from Dave’s home to work? (A) 16/3 (B) 32/3 (C) 40/3 (D) 64/3 (E) 80/3 An...


Re: If x and y are positive integers, and x³ – 10x²y – 24xy² = 0, which of the following could be true?

If x and y are positive integers, and x³ – 10x²y – 24xy² = 0, which of the following could be true? I. x = 0 II. x - 12y = 0 III. x + 2y = 0 A) I only B) II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II and III Source: www.gmatprepnow.com Answer: B Key property: If ABC = 0, then A = 0, B = 0, ...


If x and y are positive integers, and x³ – 10x²y – 24xy² = 0, which of the following could be true?

If x and y are positive integers, and x³ – 10x²y – 24xy² = 0, which of the following could be true?

I. x = 0
II. x - 12y = 0
III. x + 2y = 0

A) I only
B) II only
C) I and III only
D) II and III only
E) I, II and III

Source: www.gmatprepnow.com
Answer: B


Re: If

If |12x − 3| = |3x + 15|, what is the value of x? (1) x > 0 (2) x is an integer OA D Source: Veritas Prep So, EITHER 12x − 3 = 3x + 15 OR 12x − 3 = -(3x + 15) If 12x − 3 = 3x + 15, then we can solve the equation to get x = 2 If 12x − 3 = -(3x + 15), then we can solve the equation to get x = -0.8 Ta...

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Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If
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Re: For a long time, the price of a certain console remained the same. Because of new tariffs, the price of this console

For a long time, the price of a certain console remained the same. Because of new tariffs, the price of this console increased by 50% last week, and stayed at this new level. This week, Amanda purchased the console with a 50%-off coupon. Amanda paid $240. What was the original price, before the las...


Re: If Jake loses \(8\) pounds, he will weigh twice as much as his sister. Together they now weigh \(278\) pounds. What

Source: GMAT Paper Tests If Jake loses \(8\) pounds, he will weigh twice as much as his sister. Together they now weigh \(278\) pounds. What is Jake's present weight, in pounds? A. \(131\) B. \(135\) C. \(139\) D. \(147\) E. \(188\) The OA is E Here's a solution that uses one variable. Let x = Jake...


Re: A certain taxi fare consists of an initial charge of \(\$1.25\) and an additional charge of \(\$0.25\) for each

Source: GMAT Paper Tests A certain taxi fare consists of an initial charge of \(\$1.25\) and an additional charge of \(\$0.25\) for each \(\dfrac{1}{5}\) mile traveled. What is the total fare for a trip of \(2.4\) miles? A. \(\$4.25\) B. \(\$3.00\) C. \(\$2.25\) D. \(\$1.85\) E. \(\$1.75\) The OA i...


Re: A contractor combined x tons of a gravel mixture that contained 10 percent gravel G, by weight, with y tons of a

A contractor combined x tons of a gravel mixture that contained 10 percent gravel G, by weight, with y tons of a mixture that contained 2 percent gravel G, by weight, to produce z tons of a mixture that was 5 percent gravel G, by weight. What is the value of x ? (1) y = 10 (2) z = 16 OA D Source: G...


Re: The table shows the number of residents in a certain development who are willing to contribute to build a swimming p

GMAT_PS_PREP_T2_186.png The table shows the number of residents in a certain development who are willing to contribute to build a swimming pool, provided the required contribution does not exceed the amount indicated by the resident. The following three amounts are being considered as the required ...


Re: Working alone at their respective constant rates, machine A and machine B can fill a certain order in 3 hours and 6

GMAT Prep Working at their respective constant rates, machine A and machine B can fill a certain order in 3 hours and 6 hours, respectively. If the two machines work simultaneously at their respective constant rates, how many hours does it take the two machines to fill 1/2 of that order? A. 1/2 B. ...


Re: If x - y = 5 and (x + 1)(y - 1) = 5, what is the value of xy?

If x - y = 5 and (x + 1)(y - 1) = 5, what is the value of xy? (A) -1 (B) 1 (C) 5 (D) 10 (E) 11 Answer: E Source: www.gmatprepnow.com Given: (x + 1)(y - 1) = 5 Expand and simplify the left side: xy - x + y - 1 = 5 Add 1 to both sides of the equation: xy - x + y = 6 Add x and subtract y from both sid...