joyseychow wrote:

38 69 22 73 31 47 13 82

Which of the following numbers is greater than three fourths of the numbers but less than one fourth of the numbers in the list above?

A) 56

B) 68

C) 69

D) 71

E) 73

Arrange the numbers in ascending order:

13, 22, 31, 38, 47, 69, 73, 82 (Just cross check the count to ensure that you didn't miss anything)

How many numbers do we see?

8, alright.

What's (1/4)8?

2.

What's (3/4)8?

6.

We're asked to find a number that are greater than 6 numbers in the list AND smaller than the remaining two.

13, 22, 31, 38, 47, 69,

73, 8213, 22, 31, 38, 47, 69: Find a number greater than any of these numbers.

73, 82: Find a number smaller than any of these numbers.

Only 71 fits the description.

Ans: "D"

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