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# Two tanks, X and Y, are filled to capacity with jet fuel. Tank X holds

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07 Mar 2019, 00:03
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Two tanks, X and Y, are filled to capacity with jet fuel. Tank X holds 600 gallons more than tank Y. If 100 gallons of fuel were to be pumped from each tank, tank X would then contain 3 times as much fuel as tank Y. What is the total number of gallons of fuel in the two full tanks?

(A) 1,400

(B) 1,200

(C) 1,000

(D) 900

(E) 800

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Re: Two tanks, X and Y, are filled to capacity with jet fuel. Tank X holds  [#permalink]

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07 Mar 2019, 04:46
tank y=a
tank x= a+600

100 ltrs pumped out
so
a+600-100=(a-100)*3
a=400
tank y =400
tank x = 1000
tank x + tank y = 1400
IMO A

Bunuel wrote:
Two tanks, X and Y, are filled to capacity with jet fuel. Tank X holds 600 gallons more than tank Y. If 100 gallons of fuel were to be pumped from each tank, tank X would then contain 3 times as much fuel as tank Y. What is the total number of gallons of fuel in the two full tanks?

(A) 1,400

(B) 1,200

(C) 1,000

(D) 900

(E) 800
Re: Two tanks, X and Y, are filled to capacity with jet fuel. Tank X holds   [#permalink] 07 Mar 2019, 04:46
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