It is currently 14 Dec 2017, 07:25

Decision(s) Day!:

CHAT Rooms | Wharton R1 | Stanford R1 | Tuck R1 | Ross R1 | Haas R1


Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Expert Post
Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 42605

Kudos [?]: 135629 [0], given: 12705

Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 22 Jan 2016, 09:29
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  35% (medium)

Question Stats:

80% (00:59) correct 20% (01:23) wrong based on 35 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4 ounces heavier than the smallest fish, how heavy is the smallest fish?

(1) If the largest fish were 6 ounces heavier, it would weigh twice as much as the smallest fish.
(2) The six fish average 14 ounces in weight.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

New to the Math Forum?
Please read this: Ultimate GMAT Quantitative Megathread | All You Need for Quant | PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW: 12 Rules for Posting!!!

Resources:
GMAT Math Book | Triangles | Polygons | Coordinate Geometry | Factorials | Circles | Number Theory | Remainders; 8. Overlapping Sets | PDF of Math Book; 10. Remainders | GMAT Prep Software Analysis | SEVEN SAMURAI OF 2012 (BEST DISCUSSIONS) | Tricky questions from previous years.

Collection of Questions:
PS: 1. Tough and Tricky questions; 2. Hard questions; 3. Hard questions part 2; 4. Standard deviation; 5. Tough Problem Solving Questions With Solutions; 6. Probability and Combinations Questions With Solutions; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 12 Easy Pieces (or not?); 9 Bakers' Dozen; 10 Algebra set. ,11 Mixed Questions, 12 Fresh Meat

DS: 1. DS tough questions; 2. DS tough questions part 2; 3. DS tough questions part 3; 4. DS Standard deviation; 5. Inequalities; 6. 700+ GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions With Explanations; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 The Discreet Charm of the DS; 9 Devil's Dozen!!!; 10 Number Properties set., 11 New DS set.


What are GMAT Club Tests?
Extra-hard Quant Tests with Brilliant Analytics

Kudos [?]: 135629 [0], given: 12705

1 KUDOS received
SC Moderator
User avatar
P
Joined: 13 Apr 2015
Posts: 1508

Kudos [?]: 1228 [1], given: 896

Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, General Management
WE: Information Technology (Consulting)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 22 Jan 2016, 21:53
1
This post received
KUDOS
l = s + 4; s = ?

St1: l + 6 = 2s --> l = 2s - 6
2s - 6 = s + 4 --> s = 10 --> Sufficient

St2: F1 + F2 + F3 + F4 + F5 + F6 = 84
Assume F1 is the heaviest and F6 is the lightest --> s + 4 + s + 3 + s + 3 + s + 2 + s + 1 + s = 84 or
s + 4 + s + 3 + s + 2 + s + 1 + s + 1 + s = 84
Thus we do can have multiple values for the value of s --> Not sufficient

Answer: A

Kudos [?]: 1228 [1], given: 896

Non-Human User
User avatar
Joined: 09 Sep 2013
Posts: 14840

Kudos [?]: 287 [0], given: 0

Premium Member
Re: Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 Nov 2017, 23:43
Hello from the GMAT Club BumpBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
_________________

GMAT Books | GMAT Club Tests | Best Prices on GMAT Courses | GMAT Mobile App | Math Resources | Verbal Resources

Kudos [?]: 287 [0], given: 0

Re: Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4   [#permalink] 19 Nov 2017, 23:43
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Eloise’s aquarium contains six tropical fish. If the largest fish is 4

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.