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If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson

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If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2018, 03:18
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If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson B, which of the following could be the total number of motorcycles sold by both salespeople?

Indicate all such total numbers of motorcycles.

A. 47
B. 70
C. 135
D. 235
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Re: If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2018, 09:49
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If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson B, which of the following could be the total number of motorcycles sold by both salespeople?

Indicate all such total numbers of motorcycles.

A. 47
B. 70
C. 135
D. 235


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Re: If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2018, 22:03
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Re: If salesperson A sold 35% more motorcycles than salesperson [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2018, 01:18
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Let B sell x number of motorbike then A would sell 1.35x number of motorbike. In combination they would sell 2.35x number of bikes. Divide all the ans choices by 2.35 only first and last option will give an integer value for x. As one cannot sell a fraction of a bike.
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