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# A) 20 B) 24 C) 25 D) 30 E) 32

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A) 20 B) 24 C) 25 D) 30 E) 32 [#permalink]  20 Sep 2007, 09:36
A) 20
B) 24
C) 25
D) 30
E) 32
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I think it is 24 = B,

Just count how many 5s there are.
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Re: how many zeros [#permalink]  20 Sep 2007, 22:59
IrinaOK wrote:
A) 20
B) 24
C) 25
D) 30
E) 32

Neat trick i learnt from the forum:

100/5 = 20
100/(5)^2 = 4

Total = 20+4 = 24

How many 0's in 200! ?

200/5 = 40
200/25 = 8
200/125 = 1 (w/ some remainder)

Total = 40+8+1 = 49
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Re: how many zeros [#permalink]  20 Sep 2007, 23:13
GK_Gmat wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
A) 20
B) 24
C) 25
D) 30
E) 32

Neat trick i learnt from the forum:

100/5 = 20
100/(5)^2 = 4

Total = 20+4 = 24

How many 0's in 200! ?

200/5 = 40
200/25 = 8
200/125 = 1 (w/ some remainder)

Total = 40+8+1 = 49

I didn't know that. Thank you for sharing
Director
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Re: how many zeros [#permalink]  21 Sep 2007, 09:39
GK_Gmat wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
A) 20
B) 24
C) 25
D) 30
E) 32

Neat trick i learnt from the forum:

100/5 = 20
100/(5)^2 = 4

Total = 20+4 = 24

How many 0's in 200! ?

200/5 = 40
200/25 = 8
200/125 = 1 (w/ some remainder)

Total = 40+8+1 = 49

GK_Gmat,
Thank you!!
Re: how many zeros   [#permalink] 21 Sep 2007, 09:39
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