SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 499: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 499


Computer production at a factory occurs during two shifts, as shown in the chart above. If computers are produced only during the morning and afternoon shifts, on which of the following pairs of days is the greatest total number of computers produced?

A. Monday and Thursday
B. Tuesday and Thursday
C. Tuesday and Wednesday
D. Tuesday and Friday
E. Monday and Friday

Correct Answer: C


C This is a perfect calculator question. Just add the morning shift and the afternoon shift for each day and see which total is the greatest. The total for both Tuesday and Wednesday (the greatest) is 575 + 595 = 1,170.

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