The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge

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Each of the cucumbers in 100 pounds of cucumbers is composed of 99% water, by weight.  After some of the water evaporates, the cucumbers are now 98% water by weight.  What is the new weight of the cucumbers, in pounds?

A)    2

B)     50

C)     92

D)    96

E)     98

March 11, 2009


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