Thirds of Seven
Date: 07/24/97 at 19:45:42 From: Samantha Tu Subject: Gre Hello, I have a question. Number seven is equal to how many thirds of seven? a)1/3 b) 1 c) 3 d) 7 e) 21 I thought the answer would be 21 but they had 3.
Date: 07/25/97 at 12:51:57 From: Doctor Rob Subject: Re: Gre One third of seven would be 7/3. What is asked is to find x such that x*(7/3) = 7, and the answer is 3. What you solved is y*(1/3) = 7, whose answer is 21. -Doctor Rob, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
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