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What is the ratio of the number of burgers to the number of [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2011, 20:05
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What is the ratio of the number of burgers to the number of chicken sandwiches sold by Restaurant M last quarter?

(1) If the number of burgers sold last quarter by Restaurant M had been 5 percent greater, the number of burgers sold would have been 175 percent of the number of chicken sandwiches sold.

(2) Restaurant M sold 735,000 burgers and 441,000 chicken sandwiches last quarter.
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Re: Another Tricky Burger Problem [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2011, 21:03
Let # of burgers = B

and # of Sanwiches = S,

So we need to find B/S = ?

(1) says :

1.05B = 175/100 * S

B/S = 175/105 = 5/3

So B/S can be easily found

Sufficient

(2) says :

B = 735000 burgers and S = 441000

B/S = 735/441 = 5/3 (duvide by 147)

Sufficient

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Re: Another Tricky Burger Problem   [#permalink] 20 Jun 2011, 21:03
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