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# If 3x = 2y = 5, then 24xy^2 =

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If $$3x = 2y = 5$$, then $$24xy^2 =$$

A. 250
B. 500
C. 750
D. 1000
E. 1250

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22 Aug 2018, 04:19
Given 3x = 2y = 5
Then 24xy^2 = 24*5/3*25/4 = 2*5*25 = 250.

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22 Aug 2018, 04:28
Bunuel wrote:
If $$3x = 2y = 5$$, then $$24xy^2 =$$

A. 250
B. 500
C. 750
D. 1000
E. 1250

$$24xy^2 =(3x)*(2y)^2*2=5*5^2*2=5*25*2=250$$

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22 Aug 2018, 04:40
Bunuel wrote:
If $$3x = 2y = 5$$, then $$24xy^2 =$$

A. 250
B. 500
C. 750
D. 1000
E. 1250

$$24xy^2$$ = 3y * 2y * 2y *2 = 5 * 5* 5* 2 = 250.

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