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

It is currently 04 Sep 2015, 11:50
GMAT Club Tests

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

Penny Nickel Dime

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 03 Mar 2010
Posts: 444
Schools: Simon '16 (M)
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 170 [0], given: 22

Penny Nickel Dime [#permalink] New post 12 May 2011, 00:04
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

67% (01:55) correct 33% (00:27) wrong based on 6 sessions
Sue has only pennies, dimes, and nickels in a jar. The jar has at least 1 but
no more than 4 pennies. If the jar has at least 1 nickel and 1 dime, which of the
following could NOT be the total amount of money in the jar?
A. 51 cents
B. 53 cents
C. 55 cents
D. 57 cents
E. 59 cents

I am bit confused. is this what question says:
1<=P<4
N<=1
D<=1
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

My dad once said to me: Son, nothing succeeds like success.

VP
VP
avatar
Status: There is always something new !!
Affiliations: PMI,QAI Global,eXampleCG
Joined: 08 May 2009
Posts: 1356
Followers: 14

Kudos [?]: 178 [0], given: 10

Re: Penny Nickel Dime [#permalink] New post 12 May 2011, 02:23
1 penny = 1 cent
1 dime = 10 cents
1 nickel = 5 cents

thus x* penny + y* 10(penny) + z* 5 penny = x + 10y + 5z = total cents

1. y=4,z=2,x=1
2. y=4,z=2,x=3
3. y=4,z= 2,x=5 not possible Hence C.
4. y=5,z=1,x=2
5. y=5,z=1,x=4

Thus C.
_________________

Visit -- http://www.sustainable-sphere.com/
Promote Green Business,Sustainable Living and Green Earth !!

SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 16 Nov 2010
Posts: 1676
Location: United States (IN)
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Followers: 31

Kudos [?]: 374 [0], given: 36

Premium Member Reviews Badge
Re: Penny Nickel Dime [#permalink] New post 12 May 2011, 04:23
51 = 4D + 2N + 1P
53 = 4D + 2N + 3P
55 = 4D + 2N + 5P or 5D + 1N (Not Possible)
57 = 5D + 1N + 2P
59 = 4P + 1N + 5D

Answer - C
_________________

Formula of Life -> Achievement/Potential = k * Happiness (where k is a constant)

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Re: Penny Nickel Dime   [#permalink] 12 May 2011, 04:23
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
12 Experts publish their posts in the topic Billy has an unlimited supply of the following coins: pennie gmatcracker24 12 24 Oct 2011, 22:19
Karen has exactly 6 quarters, 5 dimes, and 10 nickels in her bschool83 2 07 Aug 2011, 13:10
Experts publish their posts in the topic A nickel, a dime, and 2 quarters are arranged along a side krishnasty 2 03 Nov 2010, 04:21
11 Experts publish their posts in the topic A nickel, a dime, and 2 identical quarters are arranged marcodonzelli 7 31 Jan 2008, 21:22
12 Karen has exactly 6 quarters, 5 dimes, and 10 nickels in her pocket. Professor 16 11 May 2006, 20:21
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Penny Nickel Dime

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


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®.