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On the number line in the figure below, the segment from 0 to 1 has be
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14 Jan 2015, 01:59
Answer = (B) 1/20 Refer diagram below: Attachment:
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Difference \(= \frac{1}{LCM of 4 & 5} = \frac{1}{20}\)
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Bunuel wrote: Attachment: 20150114_1318.png On the number line in the figure below, the segment from 0 to 1 has been divided into fourths, as indicated by the large tick marks, and also into fifths, as indicated by the small tick marks. What is he least possible distance between any of the two tick marks? (A) 1/40 (B) 1/20 (C) 1/10 (D) 1/9 (E) 1/5 Kudos for a correct solution.I simply calculated the the distances mentally for the 1st two tick marks & last two tick marks! Both should be equal ideally! Correct answer = 0.05 = 1/20 => Option B
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PareshGmat wrote: Answer = (B) 1/20 Refer diagram below: Attachment: 20150114_1318.png Difference \(= \frac{1}{LCM of 4 & 5} = \frac{1}{20}\) hi your formula is very handy, no argument .... can you please, however, speak few more words about the logic behind this operation ....? thanks in advance ..



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16 Jan 2019, 22:50
So the 1/4, 2/4 3/4
And 1/5,2/5,3/5,4/5
We can write them as 4/20,5/20,10/20,15/20,16/20
Least distance 1/20
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19 Jan 2019, 18:39
PareshGmatHow does this formula work if it was between the numbers 1 and 2 instead of just 1 etc Please manipulate it to show general use testcracker



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philipssonicare wrote: PareshGmatHow does this formula work if it was between the numbers 1 and 2 instead of just 1 etc Please manipulate it to show general use testcracker hi I don't know whether I am okay, but I tried the problem as under actually the answer is nothing but the difference between 1/4 and 1/5 as all segments made by large ticks are equal and all segments made by small ticks are equal, the least possible distance between any of the tick marks will be the one either the difference between the space enclosed by first small tick and first large tick or the difference between the space enclosed by last small tick and last large tick the space covered by the first small tick is 1/5, and the space covered by the first large tick is 1/4, so the answer is simply (1/4 )  (1/5) = 1/20 = B the answer thanks




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