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Data Sufficiency questions can be challenging to get your mind around on the GMAT under the best of circumstances, and they’re made even harder when they combine a number of different elements and nuances that make determining sufficiency even more difficult.

Question #424 from the GMAT Official Guide 2020 is one of those questions that the test makers deem to be “Difficult” and that I get a lot of questions about from my students. Here’s a video I created that explains the best approach to this particular problem. I think it will help you better understand ratios so that you can solve similar questions quickly and accurately in the future. Enjoy!

Detailed solution: Data Sufficiency Question #424 from the GMAT Official Guide 2020

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