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# If A£B = (A + B)/B, and C& = C+3, what is the value (9)£3 ?

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If $$A£B = \frac{A+B}{B}$$, and $$C = C+3$$, what is the value $$(9)£3$$ ?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8
E. 9

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03 Jan 2019, 13:35

(9$)£3 First using A£B=A+B / B = (9$) + 3 / 3

Now using C$=C+3 = (9 + 3) + 3 / 3 = 15 / 3 = 5 _________________ ITS YA BOI LBS Moderator Joined: 04 Jun 2018 Posts: 587 Location: Germany Concentration: General Management, Finance GMAT 1: 730 Q47 V44 GPA: 3.4 WE: Analyst (Transportation) Re: If A£B = (A + B)/B, and C& = C+3, what is the value (9)£3 ? [#permalink] ### Show Tags 03 Jan 2019, 15:19 1 fukwefukwe1111 wrote: Correct answer: A (9$)£3

First using A£B=A+B / B
= (9$) + 3 / 3 Now using C$=C+3
= (9 + 3) + 3 / 3
= 15 / 3
= 5

Agree with the solution and solved it via a similar approach.

Essentially we just have to break the equation down in its separate parts and make sure to stick to the order of operation.

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06 Jan 2019, 06:13
Bunuel wrote:
If $$A£B = \frac{A+B}{B}$$, and $$C = C+3$$, what is the value $$(9)£3$$ ?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8
E. 9

9\$ = 9+3 = 12

12 £ 3= 15/3 = 5 IMOA
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