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pgralf
08-08-2002, 05:43 PM
One of the full length test has this question....

An inheritance of \$120,000 is divided among 3 people in a ratio of 3:4:5. How much was the largest share?
(A) \$30,000
(B) \$40,000
(C) \$45,000
(D) \$45,000
(E) \$50,000

Says the answer is D. 3+4+5 = 12. 120K/12 = 10,000. 10,000*5 = \$50K. Am I losing it, or is E the right answer. Are the tests people post here usually correct?

ser
09-18-2002, 10:15 PM
I think you are right, E is the answer.

dkpbus
09-19-2002, 03:20 AM
Originally posted by pgralf

One of the full length test has this question....

An inheritance of \$120,000 is divided among 3 people in a ratio of 3:4:5. How much was the largest share?
(A) \$30,000
(B) \$40,000
(C) \$45,000
(D) \$45,000
(E) \$50,000

Says the answer is D. 3+4+5 = 12. 120K/12 = 10,000. 10,000*5 = \$50K. Am I losing it, or is E the right answer. Are the tests people post here usually correct?

Yes !!!!!!!! 'E' is the answer :p

pgralf
09-20-2002, 10:54 AM
Thanks. Sometimes I think the tests posted here do more harm than good. Nothing is more frustrating than working through something and then spending time to find out why you are "wrong".....