Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 10 Jul 2014, 07:24

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 69
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2006, 14:32
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average discard percentage equal to 20% of the loaded plastic. Every finished bottle contains 100 grams of plastic. How many grams of plastic are averagely needed to produce 10 bottles?
A) 1000
B) 1150
C) 1200
D) 1250
E) 1400
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 69
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: PS: Bottles [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2006, 15:29
haas_mba07 wrote:
C). 100gms x 10 x 1.2 = 1200gms

robbie1981 wrote:
A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average discard percentage equal to 20% of the loaded plastic. Every finished bottle contains 100 grams of plastic. How many grams of plastic are averagely needed to produce 10 bottles?
A) 1000
B) 1150
C) 1200
D) 1250
E) 1400


No, it is not C. If you load 1200 grams the machine discards: 20%x1200gms= 240 gms. The remaining 960 gms are not enough to produce 10 bottles.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 25 May 2006
Posts: 227
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2006, 15:40
Agree with gmatmba

x(.80)=100 --> x=125 (25g are discard/bottle)

=10(25+100)=1250
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jun 2006
Posts: 1270
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: PS: Bottles [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2006, 16:16
And that is why I should study more!! Moral : Pay attention if it looks too easy!! :-)
Thanks guys!


robbie1981 wrote:
haas_mba07 wrote:
C). 100gms x 10 x 1.2 = 1200gms

robbie1981 wrote:
A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average discard percentage equal to 20% of the loaded plastic. Every finished bottle contains 100 grams of plastic. How many grams of plastic are averagely needed to produce 10 bottles?
A) 1000
B) 1150
C) 1200
D) 1250
E) 1400


No, it is not C. If you load 1200 grams the machine discards: 20%x1200gms= 240 gms. The remaining 960 gms are not enough to produce 10 bottles.
Re: PS: Bottles   [#permalink] 06 Jun 2006, 16:16
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Experts publish their posts in the topic Machines X and Y produced identical bottles at different sonibubu 8 28 Jan 2008, 12:38
1 Machines X and Y produced identical bottles at different GGUY 5 17 Jan 2008, 06:39
Machines X and Y produced identical bottles at different Hermione 8 23 Oct 2006, 00:21
Machine X and Y produce bottles at their respective constant jlui4477 3 26 Feb 2006, 21:56
Machines X and Y produced identical bottles at different joemama142000 4 24 Nov 2005, 21:27
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A machine that produces bottles from plastic has an average

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.