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Ben’s music album sold 5/6 the number of copies as Regina’s album... (GRE Quants)

Ben’s music album sold 5/6 the number of copies as Regina’s album. If Regina’s album sold at least 1,500 copies more than Ben’s album, how many copies of Ben’s album were sold?
Indicate ALL possible values.
A)12,000
B)11,244
C)9,000
D)6,500
E)6,436
F)4,225

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"To solve this question, plug in the answers. In choice (D), if Ben, B, sold 6500 copies and B = R, then 6500 =(5/6)R, so Regina, R, sold 7800 copies, thus giving a difference of 7800 − 6500 = 1300. Since this is too small, eliminate choices (D), (E), and (F) and try larger numbers. In choice (C), if B = 9000, then 9000 = (5/6)R, so R = 10,800, thus giving 10,800 − 9000 = 1800; since this is big... See more

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