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# (1+0.0001)/(0.04+10) The value of the expression above is

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(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10
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1+0.0001/0.04+10

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

1. 0.0001
2. 0.001
3. 0.1
4. 1
5. 10

You could do the long way 1.0001/10.04 but id just ignore the .0001 and .04 since they are very small when compared with 1 and 10.

essentially its just 1/10 so .1

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31 Jan 2008, 21:32
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1+0.0001/0.04+10 ~ 11
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31 Jan 2008, 21:35
walker wrote:
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1+0.0001/0.04+10 ~ 11

wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?
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31 Jan 2008, 21:37
with walker for E

1+0.0001/0.04+10 --> 1+1/400+10 --> (400+1+4000)/400 --> 4401/400

approx. 11
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31 Jan 2008, 21:42
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?

blog have to know . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...
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01 Feb 2008, 11:04
walker wrote:
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?

blog have to know . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...

it is like (1+.0001)/(.04+10) . that division is on whole ? n ur answer is correct C.
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GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?

blog have to know . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...

it is like (1+.0001)/(.04+10) . that division is on whole ? n ur answer is correct C.

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GBB: 1 Walker: 1031901329518945 my ratio is improving

Unquestionable, I must very very heavy train now ....
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01 Feb 2008, 15:28
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1+0.0001/0.04+10

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

1. 0.0001
2. 0.001
3. 0.1
4. 1
5. 10

I'd never interpret the above expression as (1+0.0001)/(0.04+10). with the given problem description, I'd definitely say E. If (1+0.0001)/(0.04+10), then it's a different story. the ratio is approximately equal to 1/10 = 0.1 -> C
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24 Feb 2013, 04:26
What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?
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What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?

(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

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24 Feb 2013, 06:59
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(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

1/10 = .1
1/10.04 = close to .09
hence option c
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13 Jun 2016, 11:32
i spent a solid five minutes trying to do something like (1+1*10^-4)/(10+4*10^-2)... then I revoked at the problem and wanted to bang my head against the table for missing the point of such an easy question
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18 Jun 2016, 02:06
Bunuel wrote:
fozzzy wrote:
What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?

(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

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tough-and-tricky-exponents-and-roots-questions-125956-40.html#p1029229
if-x-10-10-x-2-2x-7-3x-2-10x-2-is-closest-to-143897.html
m24-q-7-explanation-76513.html

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Official GMAT Prep1 question doesnt have the bracket.
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19 Jun 2016, 10:11
paidlukkha wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
fozzzy wrote:
What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?

(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

Similar questions to practice:
which-of-the-following-is-closest-to-10180-1030-a-110224.html
the-value-of-10-8-10-2-10-7-10-3-is-closest-to-which-of-95082.html
tough-and-tricky-exponents-and-roots-questions-125956-40.html#p1029229
if-x-10-10-x-2-2x-7-3x-2-10x-2-is-closest-to-143897.html
m24-q-7-explanation-76513.html

Hope it helps.

Official GMAT Prep1 question doesnt have the bracket.

How it's written there? If it's $$\frac{1+0.0001}{0.04+10}$$, then it's the same.
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