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# DS: Chocolate bars

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02 Jan 2009, 19:10
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03 Jan 2009, 12:28
smarinov wrote:
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E. 2/3 (2x) = 3/5 (2y)
10x 9y

x = chocolate
y = tuffee.

if x is 9, y = 10
if x is 18, y = 20
if x is 900, y = 1000

so insuff...
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03 Jan 2009, 15:18
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GMAT TIGER wrote:
smarinov wrote:
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Q1.JPG

E. 2/3 (2x) = 3/5 (2y)
10x 9y

x = chocolate
y = tuffee.

if x is 9, y = 10
if x is 18, y = 20
if x is 900, y = 1000

so insuff...

Hmm I got C

CP= 2C and TP=2T; 2/3(C) and 3/5(T) are given out. How much is C?

(1) CP=TP-1 which means 2C=2T-2 (because 1 package equals 2 bars) C?? Cannot find C

(2) 2/3(C) and 3/5(T) are equal means 9T=10C Cannot find C

Together C=9
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03 Jan 2009, 22:42
smarinov wrote:
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Agree with C. I do not know what I did?

C. x = chocolate
y = tuffee.

1: y = x+1
2: 2/3 (2x) = 3/5 (2y)
10x = 9y
if x is 9, y = 10
if x is 18, y = 20
if x is 900, y = 1000. so insuff...

Togather: 2/3 (2x) = 3/5 (2y)
10x = 9y
so x = 9 and y = 10
suff...C.

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