kiran120680 wrote:
there are 0.083 feet in 1 inch
There is not 0.083 feet in 1 inch. If that were true, there would be roughly 12.05 inches in a foot, but there are exactly 12 inches to a foot. A GMAT question can't invent brand new conversions for units that have long-established definitions.
A real GMAT question would also never try to obfuscate a conversion between non-metric units in this way regardless, because that would give an advantage to test takers who have used non-metric units their whole lives, and put at a disadvantage those who have used metric ones, and who don't know offhand that 1 foot is 12 inches. The GMAT needs to be fair to all test takers regardless of where in the world they grew up, and if a question is going to deal with feet to inches conversions, the question will just tell you there are 12 inches to a foot.
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