SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 185: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 185

9. A sports team has four times as many girls as boys. Which of the following can be the number of people on the team?

A. 15
B. 17
C. 19
D. 21
E. 23

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

A. If a team has four times as many girls as boys, then out of every five players, four must be girls. So you're looking for an answer that's a multiple of 5. Choice (A) is the only option that works.

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