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

It is currently 21 Sep 2018, 02:58

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers

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

Hide Tags

Senior RC Moderator
User avatar
P
Status: It always seems impossible until it's done!!
Joined: 29 Aug 2012
Posts: 1180
Location: India
WE: General Management (Aerospace and Defense)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member Reviews Badge CAT Tests
If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Nov 2017, 19:16
Top Contributor
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  55% (hard)

Question Stats:

65% (01:48) correct 35% (02:32) wrong based on 43 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Attachment:
File comment: Distribution
Zoo.PNG
Zoo.PNG [ 7.78 KiB | Viewed 1004 times ]

If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers would be 4 to 3. How many bobcats are at the zoo?

A. 4
B. 8
C. 12
D. 24
E. 48

_________________

Become a GMAT Club Premium member to avail lot of discounts

Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Aug 2009
Posts: 6792
Re: If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Nov 2017, 20:00
Gnpth wrote:
Attachment:
Zoo.PNG

If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers would be 4 to 3. How many bobcats are at the zoo?

A. 4
B. 8
C. 12
D. 24
E. 48




Let the common ratio of animals be x..
Tigers = 8x+8 and lions =32x
So ratio = \(\frac{8x+8}{32x}=\frac{3}{4}......32x+32=96x.....x=1/2\)

Number of bobcats. = 24*1/2=12

C
_________________

1) Absolute modulus : http://gmatclub.com/forum/absolute-modulus-a-better-understanding-210849.html#p1622372
2)Combination of similar and dissimilar things : http://gmatclub.com/forum/topic215915.html
3) effects of arithmetic operations : https://gmatclub.com/forum/effects-of-arithmetic-operations-on-fractions-269413.html


GMAT online Tutor

Re: If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers &nbs [#permalink] 10 Nov 2017, 20:00
Display posts from previous: Sort by

If 8 tigers were added to the zoo, the new ratio of lions to tigers

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

Events & Promotions

PREV
NEXT


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

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

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.