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Help me to solve a question from IR in the Free Test (GMAT)

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Please anyone help me to solve the following question. Thanks!
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Please anyone help me to solve the following question. Thanks!


The question is quite straightforward :

Just substitue 5 for r in the given equation

5x + 5y = 4x + 8y

x = 3y

If y = 21, x = 63. But 63 is not one of the options
If y = 32, x = 96. ANSWER
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Re: Help me to solve a question from IR in the Free Test (GMAT) [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2013, 22:50
MacFauz, many Kudos to you! Thanks a lot! I was confused with $$$ :)
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Re: Help me to solve a question from IR in the Free Test (GMAT) [#permalink] New post 06 May 2013, 17:22
Gulfsbb i also stuck on dollars without a reason. . Thank macfauz !!
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