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21 Jan 2018, 01:23
Hi All, I tried to find this question using search but could not find it. Hope you can help me with this! I hope I posted this in the right place. I am new! So still trying to figure this out: My question is from MGMAT, FDP guide, FDP strategy section, Problem set, Question 4: 11/30 of 6/20 of 120? (you need to use benchmarks) > What I did was, 1/3 times 3/10 times 120, cancel zero's to make 1/3 x 3/1 x 12 to make 12? [1][/3] X [3][/10] X 120, Cancel zero's to make [1][/3] x [3][/1] x 12 = 12? However the book chose another path and ends up with 13.3. What am I doing wrong??



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21 Jan 2018, 02:20
Moein187 wrote: Hi All, I tried to find this question using search but could not find it. Hope you can help me with this! I hope I posted this in the right place. I am new! So still trying to figure this out: My question is from MGMAT, FDP guide, FDP strategy section, Problem set, Question 4: 11/30 of 6/20 of 120? (you need to use benchmarks) > What I did was, 1/3 times 3/10 times 120, cancel zero's to make 1/3 x 3/1 x 12 to make 12? [1][/3] X [3][/10] X 120, Cancel zero's to make [1][/3] x [3][/1] x 12 = 12? However the book chose another path and ends up with 13.3. What am I doing wrong?? \(\frac{11}{30} * \frac{6}{20} *120=(\frac{11}{30} *120)* \frac{6}{20}=\) \((11*4)*\frac{3}{10}=\frac{132}{10}=13.2\)
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21 Jan 2018, 12:29
Moein187 wrote: Hi All, I tried to find this question using search but could not find it. Hope you can help me with this! I hope I posted this in the right place. I am new! So still trying to figure this out: My question is from MGMAT, FDP guide, FDP strategy section, Problem set, Question 4: 11/30 of 6/20 of 120? (you need to use benchmarks) > What I did was, 1/3 times 3/10 times 120, cancel zero's to make 1/3 x 3/1 x 12 to make 12? [1][/3] X [3][/10] X 120, Cancel zero's to make [1][/3] x [3][/1] x 12 = 12? However the book chose another path and ends up with 13.3. What am I doing wrong?? 11/30 doesn't equal 1/3. 10/30 is 1/3.
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Bunuel wrote: Moein187 wrote: Hi All, I tried to find this question using search but could not find it. Hope you can help me with this! I hope I posted this in the right place. I am new! So still trying to figure this out: My question is from MGMAT, FDP guide, FDP strategy section, Problem set, Question 4: 11/30 of 6/20 of 120? (you need to use benchmarks) > What I did was, 1/3 times 3/10 times 120, cancel zero's to make 1/3 x 3/1 x 12 to make 12? [1][/3] X [3][/10] X 120, Cancel zero's to make [1][/3] x [3][/1] x 12 = 12? However the book chose another path and ends up with 13.3. What am I doing wrong?? \(\frac{11}{30} * \frac{6}{20} *120=(\frac{11}{30} *120)* \frac{6}{20}=\) \((11*4)*\frac{3}{10}=\frac{132}{10}=13.2\) Hi Bunuel, For the below question I am getting a different answer: Please can you correct me what i am doing wrong? 1/30 of 6/20 of 120? =66/5.



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kanak2016 wrote: For the below question I am getting a different answer: Please can you correct me what i am doing wrong?
1/30 of 6/20 of 120?
=66/5. You are getting the same answer, it only looks different: 66/5 = 132/10 = 13.2
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IanStewart wrote: kanak2016 wrote: For the below question I am getting a different answer: Please can you correct me what i am doing wrong?
1/30 of 6/20 of 120?
=66/5. You are getting the same answer, it only looks different: 66/5 = 132/10 = 13.2 Thank you for the insight..




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