Q: In putting together a last-minute vacation package, a traveler must choose a departing flight, a hotel, a rental car, and a return flight. The number of departing flights is 1 greater than the number of hotels, the number of hotels is 2 more than the number of rental cars, and there are as many return flights as departing flights. If number of departing flight would have been one more than the original, and keeping other conditions same, there would be 1176 total possibilities from which to choose. How many departing flights are there?

(Target Audience: GMAT)

A. 5

B. 6

C. 7



Answer: Option B