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1. A scholarship committee awarded scholarships in the $1250, $2500, and $4000. The committee awarded twice as many $2500 scholarships as $4000 scholarship, and three times as many $1250 as $2500 scholarship. If total $37500 awarded in $1250, how many $4000 are award?
A) 5
B) 6
C) 9
D) 10
E) 15
2. Why f(x) = x^2(1 â€“ x^2) is equal to f(x) = f (1x) for all x?
3. Circular gears P and Q start rotating at the same time at constant speeds. Gear P makes 10 revolutions per minute, and gear Q makes 40 revolutions per minute. How many second after the gears start rotating will gear Q have made exactly 6 more revolutions than gear P?
A) 6
B) 8
C) 10
D) 12
E) 15



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Solution for the first problem [#permalink]
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22 Oct 2006, 03:56
Solution for the first problem is following:
$1250  x scholarships
$2500  y scholarships
$4000  z scholarships
if total x scolarships = $37500, then $37500/1250 = 30 scolarships
x= 2* z
then z = x/2= 15 scholarships for $4000
Answer (E)



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Solution for the first problem:
sorry answer is (A)
missed one point
y=2*z
x=3*y=6*z
if x=30, then z =5
ANSWER A is correct



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Solution for problem #2 [#permalink]
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22 Oct 2006, 04:20
It's impossible to solve problem #2. Maybe there is some mistake or missing invormation in the text of the problem.



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22 Oct 2006, 04:31
Solution for problem #3:
sign V means speed, sign t means time and sign R means amount of rotations.
V(P) = 10 rotations per minute = 10/60 rotations per second = 1/6 r per s
V(Q) = 40 rotations per minute = 40/60 rotations per second = 2/3 r per s
R=V*t
2/3*t  6 = 1/6*t
4/6*t  1/6*t = 6
1/2*t = 6
t = 12 seconds
CORRECT ANSWER IS (D)



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1. A scholarship committee awarded scholarships in the $1250, $2500, and $4000. The committee awarded twice as many $2500 scholarships as $4000 scholarship, and three times as many $1250 as $2500 scholarship. If total $37500 awarded in $1250, how many $4000 are award?
A) 5 B) 6 C) 9 D) 10 E) 15
4000 scholarships = x
2500 scholars = 2x
1250 scholars = 6x = 37500 / 1250 = 30 thus x = 5
answer is A










