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A real estate developer has bought 1,872 acres of land on which to build a new neighborhood. He plans to zone the area for roads, common area, and housing plots on a ratio of 2:3:8, respectively. If a planned lake will take up 16 acres of the common area, how many acres of the common area will be left over for the clubhouse and golf course?

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B. 144
C. 416
D. 432
E. 450

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A real estate developer has bought 1,872 acres of land on which to build a new neighborhood. He plans to zone the area for roads, common area, and housing plots on a ratio of 2:3:8, respectively. If a planned lake will take up 16 acres of the common area, how many acres of the common area will be left over for the clubhouse and golf course?

A. 128
B. 144
C. 416
D. 432
E. 450

Source: McGraw-Hill's GMAT


common area land ; 1872 * 3/13 = 432
16 acres given to lake so left = 432-16 ; 416
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