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. A certain basketball team that has played 2/3 of its games has a record of 17 wins and 3 losses. What is the greatest number of the remaining games that the team can lose and still win at least 3/4 of all of its games?
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 5
(D) 4
(E) 3

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01 Apr 2009, 02:55
D it is

30-total games
Atleast 23(30*0.75=22.50)-total win needed
hence 6 to be won (out of remaining 10 matches)

milind1979 wrote:
. A certain basketball team that has played 2/3 of its games has a record of 17 wins and 3 losses. What is the greatest number of the remaining games that the team can lose and still win at least 3/4 of all of its games?
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 5
(D) 4
(E) 3

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02 Apr 2009, 10:58
Agree with D, same reasoning.
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06 Jun 2009, 09:21
E.

If you lost 4 more games the ratio would be 17/24. 3/4 = 18/24. So you could only lose 3 more games.

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