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GRE Quiz | GRE Quantitative 2 | Question 1
  • Last Updated : 26 Mar, 2019

Question 1 – 8 are quantity comparison Questions.
If 2 / 7 of a number is 12,

Quantity A: 3 / 8 of the number
Quantity B: 25% of the number

(A) Quantity A is greater.
(B) Quantity B is greater.
(C) The two quantities are equal.
(D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.


Answer: (A)

Explanation: Let the number be N,

2 / 7 of a number is 12
(2 / 7) * N = 12 
N = 42

Quantity A: 3 / 8 of the number:
(3 / 8) * 42 = 15.75

Quantity B: 25% of the number:
(1 / 4) * 42 = 10.5 

So, quantity A is greater than quantity B.

Option (A) is correct.

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