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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

(1) Sector E represents 25 % of the total annual marketing budget for company X
(2) The total annual marketing budget for company X was $48 million.
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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:
A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.

(1) Sector E represents 25% of the total annual marketing budget for company X. We knew this from the stem. Not sufficient.

(2) The total annual marketing budget for company X was $48 million. 9.6 is 20% of 48, thus A must be it. Sufficient.

Answer: B.
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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:
A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.

(1) Sector E represents 25% of the total annual marketing budget for company X. We knew this from the stem. Not sufficient.

(2) The total annual marketing budget for company X was $48 million. 9.6 is 20% of 48, thus must be it. Sufficient.

Answer: B.


HI Bunuel,

I have 2 doubts on this question ,,
1)it is said in the figure that the figure is not drawn to scale, then how can it be concluded that the E=25 % ,, what if it is some more or less than that
2) the question asks which sector has $9.6 million budgeted. Does it ask for 9.6 exactly or at least the specified amount. If it asks at least then even B could be the answer.

when you say B is sufficient, is the sector A or E??

I really went with E on this.
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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:
A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.

(1) Sector E represents 25% of the total annual marketing budget for company X. We knew this from the stem. Not sufficient.

(2) The total annual marketing budget for company X was $48 million. 9.6 is 20% of 48, thus must be it. Sufficient.

Answer: B.


HI Bunuel,

I have 2 doubts on this question ,,
1)it is said in the figure that the figure is not drawn to scale, then how can it be concluded that the E=25 % ,, what if it is some more or less than that
2) the question asks which sector has $9.6 million budgeted. Does it ask for 9.6 exactly or at least the specified amount. If it asks at least then even B could be the answer.

I really went with E on this.


1. We are told that the figure IS drawn to scale.
2. Yes, we are asked to find which sector represents exactly $9.6 million. Only A can be it.
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Bunuel wrote:
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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:
A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.

(1) Sector E represents 25% of the total annual marketing budget for company X. We knew this from the stem. Not sufficient.

(2) The total annual marketing budget for company X was $48 million. 9.6 is 20% of 48, thus must be it. Sufficient.

Answer: B.


HI Bunuel,

I have 2 doubts on this question ,,
1)it is said in the figure that the figure is not drawn to scale, then how can it be concluded that the E=25 % ,, what if it is some more or less than that
2) the question asks which sector has $9.6 million budgeted. Does it ask for 9.6 exactly or at least the specified amount. If it asks at least then even B could be the answer.

I really went with E on this.


1. We are told that the figure IS drawn to scale.
2. Yes, we are asked to find which sector represents exactly $9.6 million. Only A can be it.



thanks Bunuel ,, not sure why I read it "not drawn to scale" :(
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Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:

A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.


I have notices that the graph is drawn to scale, but still didnt get from where we got that 25%
p.s. sorry for the stupid question, but I really dont know why 25% . do we have 25% ,since we just divide 100 to 4 major slices (a, b, c, and d+e) ?
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Notice that we are told that the figure is drawn to scale, thus:

A is less than 25%;
B is greater than 25%;
C = D = 25/2=12%;
E = 25%.


I have notices that the graph is drawn to scale, but still didnt get from where we got that 25%
p.s. sorry for the stupid question, but I really dont know why 25% . do we have 25% ,since we just divide 100 to 4 major slices (a, b, c, and d+e) ?


E is 25% because it's 1/4th of the circle.
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Am I the only one who thinks this is a poor question by GMAC? I mean to rely on visual inspection for the right answer is quite subjective, aint it? Has anyone seen another such question from GMAC?
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Am I the only one who thinks this is a poor question by GMAC? I mean to rely on visual inspection for the right answer is quite subjective, aint it? Has anyone seen another such question from GMAC?


Below are several questions from OG13 and Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition, for each of which for one degree or another, you should interpret a graph/diagram/figure to answer the question:

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if-the-successive-tick-marks-shown-on-the-number-line-above-144053.html

if-the-variables-x-y-and-z-take-on-only-the-values-168633.html

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Am I the only one who thinks this is a poor question by GMAC? I mean to rely on visual inspection for the right answer is quite subjective, aint it? Has anyone seen another such question from GMAC?


Below are several questions from OG13 and Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition, for each of which for one degree or another, you should interpret a graph/diagram/figure to answer the question:

on-the-graph-above-when-x-1-2-y-2-and-when-x-1-y-136560.html
of-the-five-coordinates-associated-with-points-a-b-c-d-137537.html
in-the-figure-above-the-coordinates-of-point-v-are-137871.html
according-to-the-chart-shown-which-of-the-following-is-143979.html
in-the-coordinate-system-above-which-of-the-following-is-144795.html
if-the-successive-tick-marks-shown-on-the-number-line-above-144053.html

if-the-variables-x-y-and-z-take-on-only-the-values-168633.html

This is called Data Interpretation. Here is what GMAC says about such problems: occasionally a question or set of questions will be based on data provided in a table or graph.

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All Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition questions with solutions are here: quantitative-review-2nd-edition-directory-164896.html

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I too think this is not a good question. I mean come on, E could be anywhere between 24% to 26%. If it was written that it is not drawn to scale, we would have definitely given the 24% to 26% range some serious thinking...?
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It is given that graph is drawn to scale and E represents 1/4 of the graph,

C and D combined represents 1/4 of the data and since each one is equally spaced so C=D=1/8.

B is bit larger than E and A is smaller than E .


1. Statement 1: No information given about the budget. Won't be able to deduce which one represents $9.6 million.

2. Total budget = 48

so 9.6/48=1/5; from the given fact A = 9.6

So option B
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The graph provides information about the MARKETING BUDGET

The question stem asks about RADIO MARKETING BUDGET

Radio marketing CAN BE A SUB-GROUP of total marketing.

None of the choices provides information about RADIO MARKETING.

Why isn't the answer E
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The graph provides information about the MARKETING BUDGET

The question stem asks about RADIO MARKETING BUDGET

Radio marketing CAN BE A SUB-GROUP of total marketing.

None of the choices provides information about RADIO MARKETING.

Why isn't the answer E


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In the graph shown above, which sector represents the $9.6 million budgeted by Company X for radio marketing?

Radio marketing IS a part of the Annual Marketing Budget. How else?

We know that radio marketing = $9.6 million

From (2) we know that 9.6 = 20% of 48 and again from the stem, we know that sector A = ~20%. Thus, sector A (20% of the circle) represents the $9.6 million (20% of 48 million) for radio marketing.
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what i did for statement two was 9.6/48*360 = 72 degrees
since the pie chart was drawn to scale, b & e > 90 degrees
left with A, C, D. if either c or D = 72 then c + d = 144 (which doesnt make sense as c + d + a would be 288 and resulting in b & e each lesser than A.)

Hence A is the portion that represents 9.6$m
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