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# A farmer who grows strawberries defines a "workday yield" as

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A farmer who grows strawberries defines a "workday yield" as the number of liters of strawberries that a worker is required to pick in one day. Based on this definition, how many workers must the farmer hire to pick the entire expected crop of strawberries in 15 calendar days?

(1) A workday yield is 45 liters
(2) The expected crop is 13,500 liters

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(1) A workday yield is 45 liters
INSUFFICIENT: We dont know the total volume of crop to be picked
(2) The expected crop is 13,500 liters
INSUFFICIENT: We dont know the rate i.e. workday yield per worker.

Combining (1) and (2)
SUFFICIENT: Number of workers = (total crop volume)/(yield per day * number of days)
$$N = \frac{13500}{{(45)*(15)}} = 20$$

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12 Jan 2014, 05:26
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A farmer who grows strawberries defines a "workday yield" as the number of liters of strawberries that a worker is required to pick in one day. Based on this definition, how many workers must the farmer hire to pick the entire expected crop of strawberries in 15 calendar days?

(1) A workday yield is 45 liters
(2) The expected crop is 13,500 liters

The stem asks us, given $$W*L = 15*(WY)$$, what W is.

1) This solves for WY, but we still have 2 unknowns so 1) is insufficient

2) This solves for L, but we still have 2 unknowns so again, insufficient

1 + 2: These solve for WY and L, thus we can solve for W. Sufficient

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