It is currently 19 Oct 2017, 10:00

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
Manager
Joined: 11 May 2007
Posts: 105

Kudos [?]: 42 [0], given: 0

The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Nov 2007, 12:15
This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a special lens is \$69. When the camera and lens are purchased together, the price is \$239. The amount saved by purchasing the camera and lens together is approximately what percent of the total price of the camera and lens when purchased separately?

(A) 14%
(B) 16%
(C) 29%
(D) 33%
(E) 86%

Kudos [?]: 42 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 29 Aug 2007
Posts: 2472

Kudos [?]: 843 [0], given: 19

Re: Camera & Lens [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Nov 2007, 13:23
yogachgolf wrote:
The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a special lens is \$69. When the camera and lens are purchased together, the price is \$239. The amount saved by purchasing the camera and lens together is approximately what percent of the total price of the camera and lens when purchased separately?

(A) 14%
(B) 16%
(C) 29%
(D) 33%
(E) 86%

= [(209+69) - 239)] / (209+69)
= 39 / 278
= 39 / 278
= 14%

Kudos [?]: 843 [0], given: 19

Current Student
Joined: 18 Jun 2007
Posts: 407

Kudos [?]: 41 [1], given: 0

Location: Atlanta, GA
Schools: Emory class of 2010
Re: Camera & Lens [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Nov 2007, 13:37
1
KUDOS
yogachgolf wrote:
The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a special lens is \$69. When the camera and lens are purchased together, the price is \$239. The amount saved by purchasing the camera and lens together is approximately what percent of the total price of the camera and lens when purchased separately?

(A) 14%
(B) 16%
(C) 29%
(D) 33%
(E) 86%

For estimates, just round the numbers to 210, 70, and 240.

Thus, Savings = (210 + 70) - (240) = 40
Amount Saved/Total Cost = 40/280 = 1/7, then some quick division gives you an estimate of 14%.

Kudos [?]: 41 [1], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 01 Sep 2006
Posts: 301

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 0

Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Re: Camera & Lens [#permalink]

### Show Tags

16 Nov 2007, 15:24
yogachgolf wrote:
The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a special lens is \$69. When the camera and lens are purchased together, the price is \$239. The amount saved by purchasing the camera and lens together is approximately what percent of the total price of the camera and lens when purchased separately?

(A) 14%
(B) 16%
(C) 29%
(D) 33%
(E) 86%

Total cost whenbaought seperately = 209+69=278
Extra cost paid = 278-239=39

Amount saved = 39*100/278=14% answer A

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 0

Re: Camera & Lens   [#permalink] 16 Nov 2007, 15:24
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# The price of a model M camera is \$209 and the price of a

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.