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# Quntitative problem

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06 Oct 2009, 20:20
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At certain university the ratio of number of teaching assistants to number of students in a course must always be greater than 3:80.At this university what is the maximum number of students possible in a course that has 5 teaching assistants
A)130
B)131
C)132
D)133
E)134

can anybody answer this question with explanation.

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06 Oct 2009, 21:09
For 3 teaching assistants number of students is 80
For 5 teaching assistants number of students is 80*5/3 = 133.33
So maximum number of students possible = 133

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06 Oct 2009, 21:51
*moved to Quant section of the site so you get better visibility*
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23 Sep 2010, 06:03
Its straight ..

80*5/3 = 133.33
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Re: Quntitative problem   [#permalink] 23 Sep 2010, 06:03
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