If a runner in a marathon had the 37th fastest time and the 50th slowest time, how many runners finished the marathon?
A. 83 B. 84 C. 85 D. 86 E. 87
(D)If the runner had the 37th fastest time, that means 36 runners finished before the runner. If the runner had the 50th slowest time, that means 49 runners finished after the runner. Therefore the total number of runners who finished the marathon is 36 + 1 + 49 = 86. ----------- The language of the question is incorrect. In the same marathon, how can a runner be 37th and 50th?
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest
You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum
GMAT(TM) and GMAT CAT (TM) are registered trademarks of the Graduate Management Admission Council(TM). The Graduate Management Admission Council(TM) does not endorse, nor is affiliated in any way with the owner or any content of this site.