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# The Greenpoint factory produced two-fifths of the Consolidated Brick C

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The Greenpoint factory produced two-fifths of the Consolidated Brick Company’s bricks in 2008. If the Greenpoint factory produced 1,400 tons of bricks in 2008, what was the Consolidated Brick Company’s total output that year, in tons?

A. 700
B. 2100
C. 2800
D. 3500
E. 7000

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15 Jan 2019, 07:18
SajjadAhmad wrote:
The Greenpoint factory produced two-fifths of the Consolidated Brick Company’s bricks in 2008. If the Greenpoint factory produced 1,400 tons of bricks in 2008, what was the Consolidated Brick Company’s total output that year, in tons?

A. 700
B. 2100
C. 2800
D. 3500
E. 7000

given

x be total consolidated bricks produced
2/5 * x = 1400
x = 3500

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15 Jan 2019, 08:51
SajjadAhmad wrote:
The Greenpoint factory produced two-fifths of the Consolidated Brick Company’s bricks in 2008. If the Greenpoint factory produced 1,400 tons of bricks in 2008, what was the Consolidated Brick Company’s total output that year, in tons?

A. 700
B. 2100
C. 2800
D. 3500
E. 7000

2/5th of Greenpoint factory's production = 1400

So, 1/5th of Greenpoint factory's production = 700

Thus, Greenpoint factory's production is 700*5 = 3500 , Answer must be (D)
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