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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 ## weight ##### This topic has 3 member replies ## weight . The only contents of a parcel are 25 photographs and 30 negatives. What is the total weight, in ounces, of the parcel's contents? (1) The weight of each photograph is 3 times the weight of each negative. (2) The total weight of 1 of the photographs and 2 of the negatives is ounce. Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 11 Jun 2008 Posted: 164 messages Test Date: sept GMAT Score: 590 My choice is C. 1) INSUFFICIENT . We dont know the individual weight. 2) INSUFFICIENT .The photographs n negatives are not in the ratio 1:2 when combining 1 and 2, it is Sufficient. Let P be the weight of photograph and N be the weight of negative. From 1, we know P = 3N as per 2, P+2N = 1 ounce. ie. P+2/3 P = 1. i.e. P = 3/5 ounce. and weight one Negative = 1/5 ounce. This is sufficient to find out 25P+30N Legendary Member Joined 16 Apr 2008 Posted: 1159 messages Upvotes: 56 Target GMAT Score: 750+ imo:c thx Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Joined 18 Jul 2008 Posted: 43 messages Upvotes: 2 Test Date: 05/11/2009 GMAT Score: 770 C should be correct • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 1 Hour Free BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE 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 • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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