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neokeynesian
10-23-2004, 10:17 AM

chart question:d
arithmetic question:C

awhig
10-23-2004, 12:22 PM
In the chart ques my answer does not actually match with option 'D' but is close to it.This prompted me to go for it.

Reason: In 1970, number of house holds = 2.5 million.
In 1995 it wll be 2.5 + 80% of 2.5 (in millions) = 4.5 million. -----------(1)

Now in 1985 this figure is 3.75 million , hence if you subrtact -------(2)
(2) from (1) it comes out to be 0.75 million that is close to choice 'D'.

in Ques 2 , Choice 'C' is correct.It just needs some calculation work.

gre_nidhi
10-23-2004, 07:37 PM
I don't think that D is the answer.....

Could u plz check again bcoz the attachment is showing D as your answer, not the "show Correct" answer.

Second one, C is right.

awhig
10-23-2004, 09:42 PM
I don't think that D is the answer.....

Could u plz check again bcoz the attachment is showing D as your answer, not the "show Correct" answer.

Second one, C is right.
The answer posted by neokeysian ( sorry abt spl mistake) says 'D'

I am saying that 'D' can be the answer correct. I arrived at an answer close to 'D' . that is 75 units.

What do you say?

buddyboy
10-24-2004, 12:46 AM
Okay, for the first question:

In 1970, there are 2.5 million # of house holds (millions has 6's zero, so 2.5 million will be 2500000) . Now that you know 1970 to 1995 has about 80% increase in # of house hold, so you can do the following:

2500000 * (180/100)
= 1995's # of house hold = 4500000

Now, you need to estimate the # of house hold in 1985, let say it is around 3.7 millions. Now, the question asks what will be increase # from 1985 to 1995, see, all you need to do is to:

4500000-3700000 ======> 700000.

Now for the second question:

average for w, x, y is 9.
step 1) (w+x+y)/3 = 9
step 2) w+x+y = 27
step 3) 2w-y+3x+6+3y-x = an unkown result
step 4) rewrite the left side hand equation
step 5) 2 (w+y+x+3) / 3 = an unknown result
step 6) sub step 2) into step 5)

answer: 2 (27+3)/ 3 ===> 2(30)/3 ===> 20

awhig
10-24-2004, 05:56 AM
Okay, for the first question:

In 1970, there are 2.5 million # of house holds (millions has 6's zero, so 2.5 million will be 2500000) . Now that you know 1970 to 1995 has about 80% increase in # of house hold, so you can do the following:

2500000 * (180/100)
= 1995's # of house hold = 4500000

Now, you need to estimate the # of house hold in 1985, let say it is around 3.7 millions. Now, the question asks what will be increase # from 1985 to 1995, see, all you need to do is to:

4500000-3700000 ======> 700000.

Now for the second question:

average for w, x, y is 9.
step 1) (w+x+y)/3 = 9
step 2) w+x+y = 27
step 3) 2w-y+3x+6+3y-x = an unkown result
step 4) rewrite the left side hand equation
step 5) 2 (w+y+x+3) / 3 = an unknown result
step 6) sub step 2) into step 5)

answer: 2 (27+3)/ 3 ===> 2(30)/3 ===> 20
Exactly for Q1. I meant this. 45 - 37 (units) <> 70..Approximation is needed.

lmtuan
10-24-2004, 06:51 AM
I thinks that the answer of first question is C and the answer of second question is 20