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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 ## women ##### This topic has 2 member replies ## women A total of 774 doctorates in mathematics were granted to United States citizens by American universities in the 1972-1973 school year, and W of these doctorates were granted to women. The total of such doctorates in the 1986-1987 school year was 362, and w of these were granted to women. If the number of doctorates in mathematics granted to female citizens of the United States by American universities decreased from the 1972-1973 school year to the 1986-1987 school year, was the decrease less than 10 percent? 1. W=w+5 2.1/10 Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 16 Jul 2008 Posted: 267 messages Followed by: 1 members Upvotes: 4 Test Date: Nov 15 Target GMAT Score: 750+ IMO C. a) it states 5/W should be less than .1 b) it states 77.4 Combining these two, we could say the decrease is less than 10% May i know the OA ? Legendary Member Joined 16 Apr 2008 Posted: 1159 messages Upvotes: 56 Target GMAT Score: 750+ Quote: IMO C. a) it states 5/W should be less than .1 b) it states 77.4 Combining these two, we could say the decrease is less than 10% Perfect method. IMO C • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 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 • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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