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# In a certain game, a large container is filled with red,

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15 Oct 2004, 14:08
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In a certain game, a large container is filled with red, yellow, green, and blue beads worth, respectively, 7, 5, 3, and 2 points each. A number of beads are then removed from the container. If the product of the point values of the removed beads is 147,000, how many red beads were removed?
(A) 5
(B) 4
(C) 3
(D) 2
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15 Oct 2004, 17:24
This question is insufficient

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15 Oct 2004, 21:52
i also think that question is insufficient..

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15 Oct 2004, 22:11
take the prime factors...

3*7*7*2*5*2*5*2*5

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16 Oct 2004, 00:03
I also got 2 red, I used the prime factor method, 7 points must be in there twice to obtain the result. Since there is not other way to get a seven using the other factors two must be the answer.

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16 Oct 2004, 00:03
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