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# The table above shows the number of days worked by a certain sales...

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The table above shows the number of days worked by a certain sales representative in each of three months last year. If the number of sales calls that the representative made each month was proportional to the number of days worked in that month and if the representative made a total of 168 sales calls in the three months shown, how many sales calls did the representative make in August?
(A) 50
(B) 51
(C) 56
(D) 57
(E) 60

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17 Dec 2015, 21:08
Sash143 wrote:
The table above shows the number of days worked by a certain sales representative in each of three months last year. If the number of sales calls that the representative made each month was proportional to the number of days worked in that month and if the representative made a total of 168 sales calls in the three months shown, how many sales calls did the representative make in August?
(A) 50
(B) 51
(C) 56
(D) 57
(E) 60

We are given the ratios of calls is same as number of days..
let the common ratio be x..
so ratio of calls =20x:17x:19x..
given the sum of calls=168=20x+17x+19x
or x=3..
therefore calls in Aug=3*19=57
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