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In a certain ancient kingdom, the standard unit of measure

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In a certain ancient kingdom, the standard unit of measure was the “crown,” equal to 10 standard modern inches. An alternative unit of measure was the “scepter,” equal to 14 standard modern inches. If a tower measured 70 crowns tall, how many scepters tall was it?

(A) 35
(B) 49
(C) 50
(D) 75
(E) 98
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Re: In a certain ancient kingdom, the standard unit of measure [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2018, 07:52
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Height of tower = \(70\) crowns
In inches = \(70 * 10 = 700\)
\(1\) scepter = \(14\) inches
Therefore, \(700\) inches = \(\frac{700}{14}\) = \(50\) inches
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