Question 41 Problem Solving 2019 GMAT Official Guide

Question 41 Problem Solving 2019 GMAT Official Guide

Video explanation [PQID: PS02007]: A bicycle store purchased two bicycles, one for…

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Pratik Dhoblesays

what if the ans choice have 200 as the ans. then will it be correct?
As by doing the opposite of what you did, ex:-
if we do 450 -250=200 GP1 and then we can add to CP1 i.e, 375+50 = 425
so, will 200 be the right ans?

Yes, if they had $\$50$ as one of the answer choices, then that would also be correct. In this case the gross profit on the bike sold for $\$450$ would be $\$200$, and the profit on the other bike (which is what the question is asking for) will be $\$50$.

Pratik Dhoble says

what if the ans choice have 200 as the ans. then will it be correct?

As by doing the opposite of what you did, ex:-

if we do 450 -250=200 GP1 and then we can add to CP1 i.e, 375+50 = 425

so, will 200 be the right ans?

GMAT Quantum says

Yes, if they had $\$50$ as one of the answer choices, then that would also be correct. In this case the gross profit on the bike sold for $\$450$ would be $\$200$, and the profit on the other bike (which is what the question is asking for) will be $\$50$.