# GRE® Quant Practice | Fraction Q2

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Question 2: In a certain year, California extracted $$frac{2}{7}$th and Texas extracted $\frac{1}{7}$th of all the Uranium ore extracted in the United States. If all the other states combined extracted 28 million tons that year, how many million tons did Texas extract that year? 1. 12 2. 7 3. 14 4. 5 5. 8 ## Get to 170 in GRE Quant #### Online GRE Courses From INR 2999 ### Video Explanation ## GRE Live Online Classes #### Starts Fri, August 26, 2022 ### Explanatory Answer | GRE Fractions Practice Question 2 #### Given Data Let U be the total Uranium ore extracted in the United States. Uranium ore extracted by other states combined = 28 million tons Uranium ore extracted by California =$$$frac{2}{7}$)U Uranium ore extracted by Texas =$$$frac{1}{7}$)U Uranium ore extracted by California and Texas combined together = $\frac{1}{7}$ U + $\frac{1}{7}$ U = $\frac{3}{7}$ U Uranium ore extracted by other states combined = U – $\frac{3}{7}$ U = $\frac{4}{7}$ U Therefore, $\frac{4}{7}$ U = 28 million tons → U = $\frac{28×7}{4}$ → U = 49 million tons Total Uranium ore extracted = 49 million tons Uranium ore extracted by Texas = $\frac{1}{7}$ U = $\frac{1}{7}$ × 49 = 7 million tons #### Choice B is the correct answer #### GRE Online Course - QuantTry it free! Register in 2 easy steps and Start learning in 5 minutes! #### Already have an Account? #### GRE Live Online Classes Next Batch August 26, 2022 ## GRE Sample Questions | GRE Ratios, Percents, Fractions Videos On YouTube ##### Where is Wizako located? Wizako - GMAT, GRE, SAT Prep An Ascent Education Initiative 14B/1 Dr Thirumurthy Nagar 1st Street Nungambakkam Chennai 600 034. India Work @ Wizako ##### How to reach Wizako? Mobile:$91) 93800 48484
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