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# GmatScore: cans of paint

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28 Aug 2009, 06:23
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George can fill Q cans of paint in 3 minutes. If there are R cans of paint in one gallon, how many gallons can George fill in 45 minutes?
a. 30R/Q
b. 15R/Q
c. 30Q/R
d. 5Q/R
e. 15Q/R

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28 Aug 2009, 06:31
his speed = Q/3 cans per min
total cans he can fill = (45 x Q/3) cans

Total gallons he can fill = (45 x Q/3) cans / ( R )cans/gallon = 15Q/R gallons..OA E
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28 Aug 2009, 07:39
I use this method for the "variable in answer" question type:

Pick numbers

Q=3
so cans/min = 1
R=5

so 45 mins/5gallons = 9 gallons

Now plug Q and R in for each answer choice. The answer that gives you 9 is the correct choice.

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28 Aug 2009, 23:24
I use this method for the "variable in answer" question type:

Pick numbers

Q=3
so cans/min = 1
R=5

so 45 mins/5gallons = 9 gallons

Now plug Q and R in for each answer choice. The answer that gives you 9 is the correct choice.

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use equation is not slow and more accurate.
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29 Aug 2009, 06:21
Using equation is a more better approach here..
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