Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 09 Jul 2014, 20:08

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

In a certain game, a large container is filled with red,

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2008
Posts: 48
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, [#permalink] New post 22 Sep 2008, 12:30
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, yellow, green, and blue beads worth, respectively, 7, 5, 3, and 2 points each. A number of beads are then removed from the container. If the product of the point values of the removed beads is 147,000, how many red beads were removed? (og 264)
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 07 Nov 2007
Posts: 1829
Location: New York
Followers: 25

Kudos [?]: 418 [0], given: 5

GMAT Tests User
Re: Properties of Numbers [#permalink] New post 22 Sep 2008, 12:48
snowbirdskier wrote:
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, yellow, green, and blue beads worth, respectively, 7, 5, 3, and 2 points each. A number of beads are then removed from the container. If the product of the point values of the removed beads is 147,000, how many red beads were removed? (og 264)


147,000 = 147*1000 = 49*3*10^3
=7^2 *3* 5^3*2^3


Ans: 2
_________________

Your attitude determines your altitude
Smiling wins more friends than frowning

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2008
Posts: 48
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

Re: Properties of Numbers [#permalink] New post 22 Sep 2008, 13:09
Thanks x2suresh, you are right, but how do you get 2 out of the answer you provided?
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 07 Nov 2007
Posts: 1829
Location: New York
Followers: 25

Kudos [?]: 418 [0], given: 5

GMAT Tests User
Re: Properties of Numbers [#permalink] New post 22 Sep 2008, 13:13
snowbirdskier wrote:
Thanks x2suresh, you are right, but how do you get 2 out of the answer you provided?



each red bead represents..7 points..

we have two 7's in the product..

7^2 .. --> two red beads.
_________________

Your attitude determines your altitude
Smiling wins more friends than frowning

Re: Properties of Numbers   [#permalink] 22 Sep 2008, 13:13
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, lumone 14 02 Mar 2008, 13:06
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, alimad 3 26 May 2006, 19:03
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, allabout 9 22 Dec 2005, 04:36
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, gayathri 8 07 Jan 2005, 09:06
In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, amitd 4 15 Oct 2004, 13:08
Display posts from previous: Sort by

In a certain game, a large container is filled with red,

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


cron

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.