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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge

Each week Manhattan GMAT posts a GMAT question on our blog and follows up with the answer the next day. Are you up for the challenge?

A total of j dollars is given to Abby, Bill, and Carla and divided equally among them. Then Abby gives Bill k dollars, Bill gives Carla 2k dollars, and Carla gives Abby 3k dollars. Afterwards, Abby has exactly half of all the dollars given to the three people. In terms of k, how much money was given originally to Abby, Bill, and Carla?

(A) 4k

(B) 6k

(C) 8k

(D) 12k

(E) 16k



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