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# Ticket Sales

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31 Jul 2009, 19:35
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When ticket sales began, Pat was the nth customer in line for a ticket, and customers purchased their tickets at the rate of x customers per minute. Of the following, which best approximates the time, in minutes, that Pat had to wait in line from the moment ticket sales began?
(A) (n - 1) x
(B) n + x –1
(C) (n-1)/x
(D) x/(n-1)
(E) n/(x-1)

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OA C

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Senior Manager
Joined: 08 Jan 2009
Posts: 325

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31 Jul 2009, 20:25
I will go for C.

If Pat is the Nth person then n-1 persons are before pat.
Rate at which the ticket are processed = x/min

time taken finish for n-1 persons = n-1 / x

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Manager
Joined: 14 Apr 2008
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01 Aug 2009, 06:16
c

coz his turn will come after n-1

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Re: Ticket Sales   [#permalink] 01 Aug 2009, 06:16
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