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If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y = A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8
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Bunuel wrote: If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y =
A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8 175% of 8x = \(\frac{175*8x}{100}=14x=2x+3y.......12x=3y.......4x=y\) So \(\frac{x}{y}=\frac{1}{4}\) D
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Bunuel wrote: If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y =
A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8 2x+3y=1.75*8x Or, 2x+3y=14x Or, 12x=3y Or, x/y=3/12=1/4 Ans. (D)
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Bunuel wrote: If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y =
A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8 Given,
2x + 3y = 175% of 8x
2x + 3y = 1.75 * 8x
2x + 3y = 14x
3y = 12x
\(\frac{x}{y}\) = \(\frac{3}{12}\) \(\frac{x}{y}\)=\(\frac{1}{4}\)
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Bunuel wrote: If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y =
A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8 \(\frac{175}{100} = \frac{35}{20} = \frac{7}{4}\) Now, \((2x + 3y) = \frac{7}{4}*8x\) Or, \(2x + 3y = 14x\) Or, \(12x =3y\) Or, \(\frac{x}{y} = \frac{1}{4}\), Answer must be (D)
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Solution Given:• 2x + 3y is equal to 175% of 8x, where xy ≠ 0 To find:• The value of \(\frac{x}{y}\) Approach and Working:175% of 8x = (200%  25%) of 8x = (2 – ¼) of 8x = 16x – 2x = 14x Therefore, we can rewrite the given condition as, • 2x + 3y = 14x Or. 12x = 3y Or, \(\frac{x}{y} = \frac{3}{12} = \frac{1}{4}\) Hence, the correct answer is option D. Answer: D
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Hi All, We're told that neither X nor Y can be 0 and that (2X + 3Y) is 175% of 8X. We're asked for the value of X/Y. This question can be solved in a number of different ways, including by TESTing THE ANSWERS. Between Answers B and D, Answer D would be an easier Answer to TEST, so let's try that one first... Answer D: 1/4 IF.... X = 1 and Y = 4 (2X + 3Y) = 2 + 12 = 14 8X = 8 When comparing 14 to 8, we have 14/8 = 7/4 = 1.75... This is an exact match for what we were told, so this MUST be the answer. Final Answer: GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich
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Bunuel wrote: If xy ≠ 0 and 2x + 3y is equal to 175 percent of 8x, then x/y =
A. 1/16 B. 3/20 C. 3/16 D. 1/4 E. 3/8 2x + 3y = 1.75 * 8x 2x + 3y = 14x 3y = 12x y = 4x Hence, x/y = x/4x x/y = 1/4




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