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Last Sunday a certain store sold copies of Newspaper A for

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Re: Last Sunday a certain store sold copies of Newspaper A for [#permalink]

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New post 13 Jun 2018, 14:26
Bunuel Can you please check if my approach is correct:

Assumption: I have assumed P= 50% and the total copies sold as 200.


Therefore Revenue from A= 1*100 =100 and B=1.25*100=125.
Total revenue= 225

Hence r= (100/225)* 100 =400/9.

If we plug in P=50 in all the options only D gives the answer.
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Re: Last Sunday a certain store sold copies of Newspaper A for [#permalink]

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New post 30 Jun 2018, 10:54
VeritasPrepKarishma wrote:
stampap wrote:
the question mentions news papers of A and (copies) of newspapers of A , where do we count B? i got really confused with this question please help


Note what the question says:

"If r percent of the store’s revenues from newspaper sales was from Newspaper A and if p percent of the newspapers that the store sold were copies of newspaper A, which of the following expresses r in terms of p?"

r% of the revenue is from A
p% of the papers sold are A

There is no conflict here. It is possible that say 50% (p%) of the papers sold were A and that accounted for 80% (r%) of the revenue (because A is more expensive).

Now check out the solutions here:
http://gmatclub.com/forum/last-sunday-a ... 01739.html


Hi

I have just watch the video and find it pretty impressive, VeritasPrepKarishma would you please provide such a link containing all of OG Solutions in Videos

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