GMAT Challenge Question

This week’s GMAT challenge from is a problem solving question.

The Acme Explosives company was founded with 120 employees. For the next 5 years the number of employees grew by a constant amount each year. At the end of the 5th year there were 25% more employees than at the end of the 2nd year. How many employees did Acme Explosives grow by each year?

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 15
  4. 36
  5. 75

Have a go at answering this and then review your answer.

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