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# At a certain university, if 50 percent of the people who

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At a certain university, if 50 percent of the people who [#permalink]  09 Feb 2006, 06:14
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At a certain university, if 50 percent of the people who inquire about admission policies actually submit applications for admission, what percent of those who submit applications for admission enroll in classes at the university?
(1) Fifteen percent of those who submit applications for admission are accepted at the university.
(2) Eighty percent of those who are accepted send a deposit to the university.
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C. Assuming deposit = enrollment fee.

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Re: DS 3 from DS 1000 [#permalink]  09 Feb 2006, 06:58
E.

Assuming sending deposit is not the same as enrolling the class!

Yurik79 wrote:
At a certain university, if 50 percent of the people who inquire about admission policies actually submit applications for admission, what percent of those who submit applications for admission enroll in classes at the university?
(1) Fifteen percent of those who submit applications for admission are accepted at the university.
(2) Eighty percent of those who are accepted send a deposit to the university.
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this is not a good GMAT question...

E if deposit != to enrollment fee
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E
this is about semantics and not Quantitative skills...
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Re: DS 3 from DS 1000 [#permalink]  10 Feb 2006, 12:56
Yurik79 wrote:
At a certain university, if 50 percent of the people who inquire about admission policies actually submit applications for admission, what percent of those who submit applications for admission enroll in classes at the university?
(1) Fifteen percent of those who submit applications for admission are accepted at the university.
(2) Eighty percent of those who are accepted send a deposit to the university.

So, the OA is implying that taking classes <> being accepted or sending a deposit ?
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a very common question in GMAT , the answer is E
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