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A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

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AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

Let's plug in some NICE VALUES that satisfy the given information...

Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. So, let's say the manufacturer sold 1 P and 2 Q's

What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year? TOTAL revenue = 1($20.00) + 2($17.00) = $20.00 + $34.00 = $54

There were 3 units sold. So, average price = $54/3 = $18

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AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

Revenue last year from the sale of P is 20*1 = 20 Revenue last year from the sale of Q is 17*2 = 34

Total Revenue from the sale of P and Q last year is 54

Average Revenue from the sale of P and Q last year is \(\frac{54}{2+1} = 18\)

Hence, answer will be (E) 18 _________________

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AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

We can compute a weighted average to solve. Let’s assume that 2 units of Q and 1 unit of P were produced last year. So the total revenue is 2 x 17 + 1 x 20 = $54, and thus the average revenue per unit is thus 54/3 = $18.

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AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

If the weights were the same we would get an average of (17 + 20) / 2 = 18.5.

But we have more of the product that costs 17$, so the average would be less than 18.5, only 18 works - E

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And I got stuck with the TRAP answer B. 27. After reading properly the second time I got it has to be divided by 3. Why is this happening with me?
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23 Oct 2019, 06:09

GMATPrepNow wrote:

AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

Let's plug in some NICE VALUES that satisfy the given information...

Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. So, let's say the manufacturer sold 1 P and 2 Q's

There were 3 units sold. So, average price = $54/3 = $18

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GMATPrepNow wrote:

AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

Let's plug in some NICE VALUES that satisfy the given information...

Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. So, let's say the manufacturer sold 1 P and 2 Q's

There were 3 units sold. So, average price = $54/3 = $18

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AbdurRakib wrote:

A manufacturer makes and sells 2 products, P and Q. The revenue from the sale of each unit of P is $20.00 and the revenue from the sale of each unit of Q is $17.00. Last year the manufacturer sold twice as many units of Q as P. What was the manufacturer’s average (arithmetic mean) revenue per unit sold of these 2 products last year?

A. $28.50 B. $27.00 C. $19.00 D. $18.50 E. $18.00

Solving through logic: A/B are out as average cannot be more than 20$ Since no of Q > no of P, avg will be more near 17. If No of Q = No of P avg would be 18.5 (option D) which we eliminate since it's not the case.

C is out as it is more near 20.

Logic leaves us with E.

gmatclubot

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