GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 07 Dec 2019, 07:32

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 59588
The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Mar 2019, 01:48
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  15% (low)

Question Stats:

88% (00:57) correct 13% (02:28) wrong based on 32 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

VP
VP
User avatar
D
Joined: 31 Oct 2013
Posts: 1489
Concentration: Accounting, Finance
GPA: 3.68
WE: Analyst (Accounting)
CAT Tests
Re: The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Mar 2019, 03:14
1
Bunuel wrote:
The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller. What is their sum?

(A) 4
(B) 8
(C) 12
(D) 16
(E) 20



Consecutive odd integers.

Smaller = x

Larger = x + 2


As per the question:

x + 2 = 3x

x = 1.

and

x + 2 = 3.

Sum: x + x + 2 = 1 + 3 = 4.

A is the correct answer.
GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
User avatar
V
Joined: 18 Aug 2017
Posts: 5436
Location: India
Concentration: Sustainability, Marketing
GPA: 4
WE: Marketing (Energy and Utilities)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Mar 2019, 04:56
1
Bunuel wrote:
The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller. What is their sum?

(A) 4
(B) 8
(C) 12
(D) 16
(E) 20



n+n+2
so
n+2=3n
n=1
sum
4
IMO A
Target Test Prep Representative
User avatar
V
Status: Founder & CEO
Affiliations: Target Test Prep
Joined: 14 Oct 2015
Posts: 8622
Location: United States (CA)
Re: The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 18 Mar 2019, 18:51
Bunuel wrote:
The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller. What is their sum?

(A) 4
(B) 8
(C) 12
(D) 16
(E) 20


Let x = the smaller odd integer; then (x + 2) = the larger odd integer. We can create the equation:

x + 2 = 3x

2 = 2x

x = 1

The smaller integer is 1 so the larger integer is 3, and the sum of the two integers is 1 + 3 = 4.

Answer: A
_________________

Scott Woodbury-Stewart

Founder and CEO

Scott@TargetTestPrep.com
TTP - Target Test Prep Logo
122 Reviews

5-star rated online GMAT quant
self study course

See why Target Test Prep is the top rated GMAT quant course on GMAT Club. Read Our Reviews

If you find one of my posts helpful, please take a moment to click on the "Kudos" button.

GMAT Club Bot
Re: The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.   [#permalink] 18 Mar 2019, 18:51
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The larger of two consecutive odd integers is three times the smaller.

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  





Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne