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If 15 pies cost a total of $11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost of 9 pies? (A)$6.75

(B) $6.90 (C)$7.50

(D) $8.50 (E)$9.45

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If 15 pies cost a total of $11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost [#permalink] ### Show Tags Updated on: 07 Aug 2018, 04:01 Bunuel wrote: If 15 pies cost a total of$11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost of 9 pies?

(A) $6.75 (B)$6.90

(C) $7.50 (D)$8.50

(E) $9.45 15 pies cost 11.50 1 pie costs 11.50 / 15 9 pies cost (11.50 * 9 ) / 15 = 6.90 The best answer is B. Originally posted by selim on 07 Aug 2018, 04:00. Last edited by selim on 07 Aug 2018, 04:01, edited 1 time in total. Manager Joined: 13 Feb 2018 Posts: 134 Re: If 15 pies cost a total of$11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost  [#permalink]

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07 Aug 2018, 04:45
As 3 is a factor of 9, lets get the price of 3 pies and then multiple by 3
11.50/5=2.30 the cost of 3 pies
2.30*3=6.90 the cost of 9 pies

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Re: If 15 pies cost a total of $11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Aug 2018, 06:14 Bunuel wrote: If 15 pies cost a total of$11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost of 9 pies?

(A) $6.75 (B)$6.90

(C) $7.50 (D)$8.50

(E) $9.45 = $$\frac{11.50}{15}*9$$ = $$6.90$$, Answer must be (B) _________________ Thanks and Regards Abhishek.... PLEASE FOLLOW THE RULES FOR POSTING IN QA AND VA FORUM AND USE SEARCH FUNCTION BEFORE POSTING NEW QUESTIONS How to use Search Function in GMAT Club | Rules for Posting in QA forum | Writing Mathematical Formulas |Rules for Posting in VA forum | Request Expert's Reply ( VA Forum Only ) Re: If 15 pies cost a total of$11.50, then at this rate, what is the cost &nbs [#permalink] 07 Aug 2018, 06:14
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