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In 1979 approximately 1/3 of the 37.3 million airline [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2012, 08:25
In 1979 approximately 1/3 of the 37.3 million airline passengers traveling to or from the United States used Kennedy Airport. If the number of such passengers that used Miami Airport was 1/2 the number that used Kennedy Airport and 4 times the number that used Logan Airport, approximately how many millions of these passengers used Logan Airport that year?
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(B) 9.3
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Re: problem solving fractions [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2012, 08:25
abhishek1990p wrote:
In 1979 approximately 1/3 of the 37.3 million airline passengers traveling to or from the United States used Kennedy Airport. If the number of such passengers that used Miami Airport was 1/2 the number that used Kennedy Airport and 4 times the number that used Logan Airport, approximately how many millions of these passengers used Logan Airport that year?
(A) 18.6
(B) 9.3
(C) 6.2
(D) 3.1
(E) 1.6


abhishek1990p - u r posting stuffss in the wrong forum and the OA u have give are also wrong. the answer for this should be E
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In 1979 approximately 1/3 of the 37.3 million airline passengers traveling to or from the United States used Kennedy Airport. If the number of such passengers that used Miami Airport was 1/2 the number that used Kennedy Airport and 4 times the number that used Logan Airport, approximately how many millions of these passengers used Logan Airport that year?
(A) 18.6
(B) 9.3
(C) 6.2
(D) 3.1
(E) 1.6


M = K/2 = 4L
=> L = K/8

K = 37.3/3
= 12.43

L = K/8 = 1.55

Answer will be E

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