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# The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge

Each week Integrated Learning posts a 700 level GMAT question on our blog and follows up with the answer the next day. Are you up for the challenge?

Cutting Edge Knife Company enlisted p sales people to sell 200 knives each, and each salesperson enlisted p more people to sell 200 knives each.  If no one sold more or less than 200 knives, what is the value of p?

1) The first p salespeople sold 1/9 of all the knives sold.
2) There were 14,400 knives sold in total.

A. Statement 1 alone is sufficient but statement 2 alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
B. Statement 2 alone is sufficient but statement 1 alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
C. Both statements 1 and 2 together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement is sufficient alone.
D. Each statement alone is sufficient to answer the question.

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