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# Five pita breads contain the same amount of falafel as do two rolls. T

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Five pita breads contain the same amount of falafel as do two rolls. Three rolls contain the same amount of falafel as five baguettes do. Two baguettes contain the same amount of falafel as how many pita breads?

A. 12/25
B. 3/2
C. 2
D. 3
E. 25/3

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17 Jun 2019, 02:21
Bunuel wrote:
Five pita breads contain the same amount of falafel as do two rolls. Three rolls contain the same amount of falafel as five baguettes do. Two baguettes contain the same amount of falafel as how many pita breads?

A. 12/25
B. 3/2
C. 2
D. 3
E. 25/3

Given, 5p = 2r and 3r = 5b
--> r = 5p/2 = 5b/3
--> 2b = 3p

So, 2 baguettes contain the same amount of falafel as "3" pita breads

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17 Jun 2019, 03:25
Bunuel wrote:
Five pita breads contain the same amount of falafel as do two rolls. Three rolls contain the same amount of falafel as five baguettes do. Two baguettes contain the same amount of falafel as how many pita breads?

A. 12/25
B. 3/2
C. 2
D. 3
E. 25/3

5 Bread = 2 Roll; 3 roll = 5 bagu. Equate both by multiplying with 3 and 2 respectively; 15Bread=6Roll=10Bagu.

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17 Jun 2019, 11:44
Bunuel wrote:
Five pita breads contain the same amount of falafel as do two rolls. Three rolls contain the same amount of falafel as five baguettes do. Two baguettes contain the same amount of falafel as how many pita breads?

A. 12/25
B. 3/2
C. 2
D. 3
E. 25/3

given
5p=2r
3r=5b
or say
3*5*p/2=5b
2b=3p
IMO D
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