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\(\frac{1+0.0001}{0.04+10}\)

The value of the expression above is closest to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Originally posted by blog on 31 Jan 2008, 19:47.
Last edited by Bunuel on 06 Oct 2019, 23:59, edited 1 time in total.
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1+0.0001/0.04+10

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

1. 0.0001
2. 0.001
3. 0.1
4. 1
5. 10



You could do the long way 1.0001/10.04 but id just ignore the .0001 and .04 since they are very small when compared with 1 and 10.

essentially its just 1/10 so .1

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1+0.0001/0.04+10 ~ 11
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1+0.0001/0.04+10 ~ 11



wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?
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New post 31 Jan 2008, 21:37
with walker for E

1+0.0001/0.04+10 --> 1+1/400+10 --> (400+1+4000)/400 --> 4401/400

approx. 11
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wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?


blog have to know :) . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...
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GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?


blog have to know :) . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...


it is like (1+.0001)/(.04+10) . that division is on whole ? n ur answer is correct C.
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GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
wait is it 1+ (0.0001)/(.04) +10 or (1+.0001)/(.04+10) ?


blog have to know :) . But here we seem to have prefer '/' to '+'. I guess it is a trick rather than typo...


it is like (1+.0001)/(.04+10) . that division is on whole ? n ur answer is correct C.


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GBB: 1 Walker: 1031901329518945 my ratio is improving :P
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Buwahahahahahahaha

GBB: 1 Walker: 1031901329518945 my ratio is improving :P


Unquestionable, I must very very heavy train now :boxer2 .... :) :) :)
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blog wrote:
1+0.0001/0.04+10

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

1. 0.0001
2. 0.001
3. 0.1
4. 1
5. 10


I'd never interpret the above expression as (1+0.0001)/(0.04+10). with the given problem description, I'd definitely say E. If (1+0.0001)/(0.04+10), then it's a different story. the ratio is approximately equal to 1/10 = 0.1 -> C
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What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?
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What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?


(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

Answer: C.

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blog wrote:
(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10


1/10 = .1
1/10.04 = close to .09
hence option c
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i spent a solid five minutes trying to do something like (1+1*10^-4)/(10+4*10^-2)... then I revoked at the problem and wanted to bang my head against the table for missing the point of such an easy question
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Bunuel wrote:
fozzzy wrote:
What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?


(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

Answer: C.

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Official GMAT Prep1 question doesnt have the bracket.
Will the answer change no?
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Bunuel wrote:
fozzzy wrote:
What's the answer is it C or E? how do you solve this?


(1+0.0001)/(0.04+10)

The value of the expression above is closet to which of the following?

A. 0.0001
B. 0.001
C. 0.1
D. 1
E. 10

Notice that we need approximate value of the fraction.

Now, the nominator is very close to 1 and the denominator is very close to 10, hence the value of the fraction is very close to 1/10=0.1.

Answer: C.

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Official GMAT Prep1 question doesnt have the bracket.
Will the answer change no?


How it's written there? If it's \(\frac{1+0.0001}{0.04+10}\), then it's the same.
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