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Three friends Alice, Bond and Charlie divide $1105 amongs them in such
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16 Mar 2016, 00:29
A+B+C = 1105 Given ratio 11:18:24 Let us say the shares of A,B,C deducting 10,20,15 be a,b,c a+b+c = 110545= 1060 = 53K c share = (1060X24)/53 = 480 C = charlie share = 480+15 = 495 Option D
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(11x+10)+(18x+20)+(24x+15)=1105 53x=1060 x=20 24*20+15=495
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Bunuel wrote: Three friends Alice, Bond and Charlie divide $1105 amongs them in such a way that if $10, $20 and $15 are removed from the sums that Alice, Bond and Charlie received respectively, then the share of the sums that they got will be in the ratio of 11 : 18 : 24. How much did Charlie receive?
A. $360 B. $375 C. $480 D. $495 E. $510 How much did Charlie receive initially or after the distribution needs to be made clear ! How are we ascertaining that the initial amount received by Charlie is being asked for ?
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stne wrote: Bunuel wrote: Three friends Alice, Bond and Charlie divide $1105 amongs them in such a way that if $10, $20 and $15 are removed from the sums that Alice, Bond and Charlie received respectively, then the share of the sums that they got will be in the ratio of 11 : 18 : 24. How much did Charlie receive?
A. $360 B. $375 C. $480 D. $495 E. $510 How much did Charlie receive initially or after the distribution needs to be made clear ! How are we ascertaining that the initial amount received by Charlie is being asked for ? Hi stneIt is written that the three friends divide $1105 among themselves. We are told that if the $10,$20, and $15 is reduced from their original share, the ratio of their sums will become 11:18:24(as it changes from the original) If they needed us to find out what his current share is  after the reduction it would have read "what will Charlie's share after the amount is reduced" Hope this helps you!
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pushpitkc wrote: stne wrote: Bunuel wrote: Three friends Alice, Bond and Charlie divide $1105 amongs them in such a way that if $10, $20 and $15 are removed from the sums that Alice, Bond and Charlie received respectively, then the share of the sums that they got will be in the ratio of 11 : 18 : 24. How much did Charlie receive?
A. $360 B. $375 C. $480 D. $495 E. $510 How much did Charlie receive initially or after the distribution needs to be made clear ! How are we ascertaining that the initial amount received by Charlie is being asked for ? Hi stneIt is written that the three friends divide $1105 among themselves. We are told that if the $10,$20, and $15 is reduced from their original share, the ratio of their sums will become 11:18:24(as it changes from the original) If they needed us to find out what his current share is  after the reduction it would have read "what will Charlie's share after the amount is reduced" Hope this helps you! Sorry , this is not convincing , I would make a similar argument : If they wanted us to find the initial amount , the question would have asked what was Charlie's amount before the division or what was Charlie's original amount . With out the OA you would not know what is actually being asked . Check out these similar questions , clearly mentioning the requirement https://gmatclub.com/forum/thenumbero ... ml#p755376https://gmatclub.com/forum/amoviebuff ... ml#p953367Hope this helps you!
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19 Jun 2018, 09:02
total money divided is 1105 among three friends in the share of 11:18:24 but excluding 10, 20 and 15 usd, so lets take out these amount for now from total. 110545(10+20+15), we get 1060 divided according to the ratio above. 11x+18x+24x=53x=1060 or x=1060/53 or x=20. Now we know that 24*20 is 480+15 that we excluded, we get 495 usd that the third person received



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19 Jun 2018, 10:20
I attempted the question without calculation. Roughly the ratio between the three division is given. As the amount received by Charlie if reduced by 15, it should be a factor of 24. Hence, only b and d are left, others if reduced by 15 is not even an even no. Now, 24 is little less than 50% of sum of ratio of all three. And, 480 is also little less than 50% of 1060. Hence, I go with D. Posted from my mobile device
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