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Bunuel wrote: Of the following, the closest approximation to \(\sqrt{\frac{5.98(601.5)}{15.79}}\) is
(A) 5 (B) 15 (C) 20 (D) 25 (E) 225
Sol: We can approximate the following values as below 5.98~6 601.5~600 and 15.79~ 16 so we get \(\sqrt{6*600/16}\) or\(\sqrt{3600/16}\) or 60/4 = 15 Ans is B. 600 level is okay
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Option B. 5.98~6 & 15.79~16 =>(sqrt){6 * (601+0.5)}/16 =>(sqrt)3600/16 = 60/4=15
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Lets approximate 5.98 to 6, 601.5 to 600 & 15.79 to 16 so, \(\sqrt{\frac{6 * 600}{16}}\) \(\sqrt{\frac{3600}{16}}\) \(\frac{6*10}{4}\) 15. Option B
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Pretty Easy Convert those decimals into integers as below: 5.98  6 601.5  600 15.79  16
Then just plug in and solve you get 15 as the answer. Option (B)



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Approximate the following numbers: 5.98 ~ 6 601.5 ~ 600 15.79 ~ 16
\sqrt{6 * 600} = \sqrt{36 * 100} = 6 * 10 We know that \sqrt{16} = 4;
So, (6 * 10)/4 = 15;
Ans is (B)



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Using BALLPARKING 5.98 = 6 601.5 = 600 15.79 = 16 6 * 600/16 = 3600/16 sq root = 60/4 = 15 Answer B is correct.
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\(\sqrt{6 * 600 / 16} = \sqrt{3600/16} = \sqrt{225}\) = 15



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Key word in this problem is "approximation"
1. 5.98(601.5) > approximates > 6(602) = 3612 2. 3612/16.00 = 225, which is a perfect root 3. √225 = 15
Answer is (B) 15



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Bunuel wrote: The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND EditionOf the following, the closest approximation to \(\sqrt{\frac{5.98(601.5)}{15.79}}\) is (A) 5 (B) 15 (C) 20 (D) 25 (E) 225 We can approximate 5.98 to be 6, 601.5 to be 600, and 15.79 to be 16; thus, we have: √[(6)(600)/(16)] = √(3600/16) = 60/4 = 15 Answer: B
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