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# PS simplification

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If a/b=4/3 then the value of 6a+4b/6a-5b is

-1
3
4
5

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08 Jan 2009, 12:04
ALD wrote:
If a/b=4/3 then the value of 6a-4b/6a-5b is

-1
3
4
5

Did you get the question correct? Any typo?
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08 Jan 2009, 12:15
tusharvk wrote:
GMAT TIGER wrote:
ALD wrote:
If a/b=4/3 then the value of 6a-4b/6a-5b is

-1
3
4
5

Did you get the question correct? Any typo?

I get 4/3.

exactly.
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08 Jan 2009, 12:20
ALD wrote:
If a/b=4/3 then the value of 6a+4b/6a-5b is

-1
3
4
5

sorry guys.. it is 6a+4b..rest is the same

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09 Jan 2009, 00:28
a/b = 4/3 >>>>> 3a = 4b therefore 6a = 8b

6a+4b / 6a - 5b =>>>> 8b+4b/8b-5b
=12b/3b
=4

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Re: PS simplification   [#permalink] 09 Jan 2009, 00:28
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# PS simplification

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