GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

 It is currently 21 Jan 2019, 08:55

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in January
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
Open Detailed Calendar
• GMAT Club Tests are Free & Open for Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday!

January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019

10:00 PM PST

11:00 PM PST

Mark your calendars - All GMAT Club Tests are free and open January 21st for celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday.
• The winners of the GMAT game show

January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019

10:00 PM PST

11:00 PM PST

In case you didn’t notice, we recently held the 1st ever GMAT game show and it was awesome! See who won a full GMAT course, and register to the next one.

Melinda and Shirley worked together to make hamburger patties. Shirley

Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 52343
Melinda and Shirley worked together to make hamburger patties. Shirley  [#permalink]

Show Tags

31 Oct 2018, 00:41
00:00

Difficulty:

45% (medium)

Question Stats:

73% (02:33) correct 27% (03:26) wrong based on 15 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Melinda and Shirley worked together to make hamburger patties. Shirley worked for 1 hour and 45 minutes, Melinda worked for 45 minutes, and they split their earnings according to the amount of time each spent working. Melinda`s hourly rate, however, is twice that of Shirley`s. If the two together earned \$48.75, what was Shirley`s hourly rate?

A. \$15
B. \$20
C. \$25
D. \$30
E. \$35

_________________
Manager
Joined: 09 Jun 2018
Posts: 185
Location: United States
GPA: 3.95
WE: Manufacturing and Production (Energy and Utilities)
Re: Melinda and Shirley worked together to make hamburger patties. Shirley  [#permalink]

Show Tags

31 Oct 2018, 06:23
Melinda's rate = M, shirley's rate = S

M = 2S

S(1.75) + M(0.75) = 48.75
S(1.75) + 2S(0.75) = 48.75
S = 48.75/3.25 = 15

Option A
_________________

If you found this relevant and useful, please Smash that Kudos button!

Re: Melinda and Shirley worked together to make hamburger patties. Shirley &nbs [#permalink] 31 Oct 2018, 06:23
Display posts from previous: Sort by