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# Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ?

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Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ? [#permalink]

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Of the following, which is closest to $$\frac{0.15*495}{9.97}$$?

(A) 7.5
(B) 15
(C) 75
(D) 150
(E) 750
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Re: Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ? [#permalink]

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17 Sep 2013, 18:52
jlgdr wrote:
Of the following, which is closest to $$\frac{0.15*495}{9.97}$$?

(A) 7.5
(B) 15
(C) 75
(D) 150
(E) 750

$$\frac{0.15*495}{9.97}\approx{\frac{0.15*500}{10}}=0.15*50=7.5$$.

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Re: Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ? [#permalink]

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21 Jul 2014, 03:24
jlgdr wrote:
Of the following, which is closest to $$\frac{0.15*495}{9.97}$$?

(A) 7.5
(B) 15
(C) 75
(D) 150
(E) 750

0.15 x 495 = 74.25 (Calculate: 15 x 495, switch comma two places to the left.)

74.25 / 10 = 7.425

Kudos [?]: 44 [0], given: 19

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Re: Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ? [#permalink]

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21 Jul 2014, 07:52
jlgdr wrote:
Of the following, which is closest to $$\frac{0.15*495}{9.97}$$?

(A) 7.5
(B) 15
(C) 75
(D) 150
(E) 750

This can be written as

(15*495)/997 ~(15*500)/1000
~=>75/10 = 7.5

A)

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Re: Of the following, which is closest to (0.15*495)/(9.97) ?   [#permalink] 21 Jul 2014, 07:52
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