GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

 It is currently 09 Dec 2019, 17:25

### 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

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

# If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the

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

### Hide Tags

Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 59622
If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

13 Apr 2016, 06:01
00:00

Difficulty:

5% (low)

Question Stats:

86% (00:40) correct 14% (01:06) wrong based on 128 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the value of x?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 6

_________________
Intern
Joined: 08 Aug 2015
Posts: 4
Location: India
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Aerospace and Defense)
Re: If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

13 Apr 2016, 09:39
20,374 + x is a multiple of 3 means it should get evenly divided by 3
So sum all digits must be divisible by 3
2+0+3+7+4+x shall be divisible by 3
hence x must be 2

Ans: B
Board of Directors
Status: QA & VA Forum Moderator
Joined: 11 Jun 2011
Posts: 4834
Location: India
GPA: 3.5
WE: Business Development (Commercial Banking)
If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

13 Apr 2016, 10:59
Bunuel wrote:
If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the value of x?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 6

Sum of the digits of 20,374 is 2+0+3+7+4 = 16

Now 16 is not a multiple of 3, the next multiple of 3 close to 16 is 18, which is 2 added to 16.

So the least number to be added to 20,374 is 2
_________________
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 )
Board of Directors
Status: QA & VA Forum Moderator
Joined: 11 Jun 2011
Posts: 4834
Location: India
GPA: 3.5
WE: Business Development (Commercial Banking)
Re: If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

24 Sep 2017, 08:38
Bunuel wrote:
If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the value of x?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 6

$$\frac{20,374 + x}{3}$$

= $$\frac{20,373 + 1 + x}{3}$$

So, the value of x must be 2 (Minimum) , for the numerator to be completely divisible by 3...

Hence, the correct answer must be (B) 2

_________________
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 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the   [#permalink] 24 Sep 2017, 08:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# If 20,374 + x is a multiple of 3, which of the following could be the

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

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