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

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Intern
Joined: 08 Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Location: United States
GMAT Date: 03-11-2013
GPA: 3.8
WE: Supply Chain Management (Consumer Products)
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Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 3

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10 Mar 2013, 20:52
Please anyone help me to solve the following question. Thanks!
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GMAT 1: 740 Q49 V42
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10 Mar 2013, 22:37
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Gulfsbb wrote:
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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Intern
Joined: 08 Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Location: United States
GMAT Date: 03-11-2013
GPA: 3.8
WE: Supply Chain Management (Consumer Products)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 3

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10 Mar 2013, 23:50
MacFauz, many Kudos to you! Thanks a lot! I was confused with \$
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Joined: 12 Jun 2012
Posts: 16
Concentration: Finance, Economics
GPA: 3.2
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Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 32

Re: Help me to solve a question from IR in the Free Test (GMAT) [#permalink]

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06 May 2013, 18:22
Gulfsbb i also stuck on dollars without a reason. . Thank macfauz !!
Re: Help me to solve a question from IR in the Free Test (GMAT)   [#permalink] 06 May 2013, 18:22
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