If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the : GMAT Problem Solving (PS)
Check GMAT Club App Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 03 Dec 2016, 16:10

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 35843
Followers: 6830

Kudos [?]: 89754 [1] , given: 10381

If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 03:28
1
KUDOS
Expert's post
3
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

5% (low)

Question Stats:

78% (01:37) correct 22% (00:37) wrong based on 930 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

Practice Questions
Question: 63
Page: 160
Difficulty: 550
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________
Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 35843
Followers: 6830

Kudos [?]: 89754 [0], given: 10381

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 03:29
Expert's post
4
This post was
BOOKMARKED
SOLUTION

If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

1 kilometer = 6/10 mile --> 1 mile = 1/(6/10) = 10/6 kilometer;
2 miles = 2*10/6 = 10/3 kilometers.

_________________
Director
Joined: 24 Aug 2009
Posts: 504
Schools: Harvard, Columbia, Stern, Booth, LSB,
Followers: 17

Kudos [?]: 663 [2] , given: 241

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 03:37
2
KUDOS
No of kilometer in 1 mile = 1/0.6 = 10/6
No of kilometer in 2 mile = 2* 10/6 = 10/3

_________________

If you like my Question/Explanation or the contribution, Kindly appreciate by pressing KUDOS.
Kudos always maximizes GMATCLUB worth
-Game Theory

If you have any question regarding my post, kindly pm me or else I won't be able to reply

Director
Status: Done with formalities.. and back..
Joined: 15 Sep 2012
Posts: 647
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, General Management
Schools: Olin - Wash U - Class of 2015
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 45

Kudos [?]: 539 [2] , given: 23

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 10:01
2
KUDOS
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
Since 0.6 miles = 1 km
=> 1 mile = 1/0.6 KM
=> 2 miles = 2*1/0.6 = 20/6 = 10/3 KMs

Hence A.

Bunuel wrote:
The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 13th Edition - Quantitative Questions Project

If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

Practice Questions
Question: 63
Page: 160
Difficulty: 600

GMAT Club is introducing a new project: The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 13th Edition - Quantitative Questions Project

Each week we'll be posting several questions from The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 13th Edition and then after couple of days we'll provide Official Answer (OA) to them along with a solution.

We'll be glad if you participate in development of this project:
2. Please vote for the best solutions by pressing Kudos button;
3. Please vote for the questions themselves by pressing Kudos button;
4. Please share your views on difficulty level of the questions, so that we have most precise evaluation.

Thank you!

_________________

Lets Kudos!!!
Black Friday Debrief

Moderator
Joined: 01 Sep 2010
Posts: 3032
Followers: 768

Kudos [?]: 6326 [1] , given: 991

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 13:11
1
KUDOS
This is one of question that you can solve if you know something about real world

1 mile is 1.6 km so 2 are 32 (or 3.2)

_________________
Intern
Joined: 19 Aug 2012
Posts: 4
Location: United States
Concentration: Strategy, Marketing
GMAT Date: 11-20-2012
GPA: 3.19
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 12 [1] , given: 0

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Oct 2012, 14:39
1
KUDOS
Option A : 10/3

0.6 mile = 1 km
=> 2.0 mile = ? km
=> x = 2/0.6
= 10/3 km or 3.333 km

kudos
Ashwakann

_________________

Kudos n Gud luck
-------------------------------------------------------------
AshwaKann
Self-exploration keeps you alive every moment! Keep exploring

Manager
Joined: 21 Sep 2012
Posts: 237
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 324 [1] , given: 63

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Oct 2012, 02:13
1
KUDOS
1 km 0.6 mile
X 2 mile

so cross multiply we get

2=0.6X
X=10/3

Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 35843
Followers: 6830

Kudos [?]: 89754 [1] , given: 10381

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Oct 2012, 03:30
1
KUDOS
Expert's post
SOLUTION

If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

1 kilometer = 6/10 mile --> 1 mile = 1/(6/10) = 10/6 kilometer;
2 miles = 2*10/6 = 10/3 kilometers.

Kudos points given to everyone with correct solution. Let me know if I missed someone.
_________________
Current Student
Joined: 12 Feb 2011
Posts: 104
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 3360

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Aug 2014, 23:51
Another way to look at this is 0.6 mile is 1 kilometer so 1.8 miles is 3 kilometers, hence the answer should be greater than 3 and there is just one answer choice greater than 3, i.e. A.
SVP
Status: The Best Or Nothing
Joined: 27 Dec 2012
Posts: 1858
Location: India
Concentration: General Management, Technology
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 43

Kudos [?]: 1829 [0], given: 193

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

21 Aug 2014, 00:12
$$\frac{2}{0.6} = \frac{20}{6} = \frac{10}{3}$$

_________________

Kindly press "+1 Kudos" to appreciate

Manager
Joined: 07 Apr 2014
Posts: 147
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 81

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

10 Sep 2014, 23:33
Bunuel wrote:
If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

Practice Questions
Question: 63
Page: 160
Difficulty: 550

1k=0.6m

then m= 1/0.6
2m= 2/0.6
10/3
GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 09 Sep 2013
Posts: 12855
Followers: 559

Kudos [?]: 157 [0], given: 0

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

08 Dec 2015, 11:58
Hello from the GMAT Club BumpBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
_________________
Current Student
Joined: 23 Mar 2016
Posts: 38
Schools: Tulane '18 (M)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

02 May 2016, 13:31
1km = .6mi = 6/10mi

(10)1km = 6/10mi(10)
10km = 6mi

10/3km = 6/3mi
10/3km = 2mi

simple simple pattern
Senior Manager
Status: Founder & CEO
Affiliations: Target Test Prep
Joined: 14 Oct 2015
Posts: 415
Location: United States (CA)
Followers: 13

Kudos [?]: 119 [0], given: 2

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

03 May 2016, 05:54
Bunuel wrote:
If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

Practice Questions
Question: 63
Page: 160
Difficulty: 550

Solution:

To solve, we must convert 2 miles to kilometers. We are given that 1 kilometer = 0.6 mile. Thus, we can convert 2 miles to kilometers.

2 miles x (1 kilometer)/(0.6 mile)

Notice that we put the unit "mile" in the denominator of our unit conversion ratio so that it will cancel out with "miles" in the numerator, and we will be left with kilometers.

2/0.6 kilometers

We can multiply the entire fraction by 10/10 to get rid of the decimal and we are left with:

20/6 = 10/3 kilometers

_________________

Jeffrey Miller
Scott Woodbury-Stewart
Founder and CEO

Re: If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the   [#permalink] 03 May 2016, 05:54
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 Which of the following is the best approximation for y? 1/2 - 1/3 + 1/ 5 16 Oct 2016, 03:39
On a map, 1.5 inches represent 24 miles. How many miles approximately 3 29 Jun 2016, 06:55
2 Which of the following is the best approximation? 4 11 Oct 2012, 11:56
13 Which of the following is the best approximation of 7 01 Jul 2010, 12:33
3 Of the following, which is the best approximation to 0.0026^1/2 ? 13 01 Mar 2010, 02:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by