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# a certain store sells

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Kudos [?]: 71 [0], given: 52

a certain store sells [#permalink]  25 Nov 2011, 13:55
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A certain store sells only black shoes and brown shoes. In a certain week, the store sold x black shoes and y brown shoes. If 2/3 of all shoes sold that week were black, which of the following expressions represents the value of y, in terms of x?
a)x/3
b)x/2
c)2x/3
d)3x/2
e)2x
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Kudos [?]: 78 [1] , given: 19

Re: a certain store sells [#permalink]  25 Nov 2011, 14:31
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x/(x+y) = 2/3
3x = 2x+2y
x = 2y
y = x/2

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Re: a certain store sells   [#permalink] 25 Nov 2011, 14:31
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