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# When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y,

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When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, [#permalink]  09 Sep 2008, 23:56
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When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainder is 9. If x/y = 96.12, what is the value of y?

A. 96
B. 75
C. 48
D. 25
E. 12
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Re: Zumit PS 005 [#permalink]  10 Sep 2008, 00:37
dancinggeometry wrote:
When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainder is 9. If x/y = 96.12, what is the value of y?

A. 96
B. 75
C. 48
D. 25
E. 12

B

9/.12 = 75

you dont even have to work out the problem, since there is only 1 choice with 7 as the tens digit
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Re: Zumit PS 005 [#permalink]  10 Sep 2008, 05:14
scthakur wrote:
gmatnub wrote:
dancinggeometry wrote:
When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainder is 9. If x/y = 96.12, what is the value of y?

A. 96
B. 75
C. 48
D. 25
E. 12

B

9/.12 = 75

you dont even have to work out the problem, since there is only 1 choice with 7 as the tens digit

I did not quite get this.

x=ky+9
where k is integer.

x/y= k+9/y =96.12 = 96+0.12
9/y=0.12
y=75
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