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Do lines y=ax^2+b and y=cx^2+d cross? 1.a=-c 2 b>d. is A

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Do lines y=ax^2+b and y=cx^2+d cross? 1.a=-c 2 b>d. is A [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2008, 22:42
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Do lines y=ax^2+b and y=cx^2+d cross?
1.a=-c
2 b>d.

is A not suff. since we get to know that the slopes are not same. and when slopes of two lines are not same, they have to intesect somewhere ...
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Re: lines Xn [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2008, 22:50
I think we've had this problem before. Basically, these are not lines, but parablolas. A is not sufficient, becase it tells us that the parabolas are facing in opposite directions (up and down), but nothing else.

Edit: and the answer is E.
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Re: lines Xn [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2008, 07:17
well, i felt it suspicious to have x^2 in a line...
but its still posted on the gmat club site..
so donno

lets say it was just x instead of the x^2 ...then??
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Re: lines Xn [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2008, 07:28
arjtryarjtry wrote:
well, i felt it suspicious to have x^2 in a line...
but its still posted on the gmat club site..
so donno

lets say it was just x instead of the x^2 ...then??


http://gmatclub.com/forum/7-p514376

This question has been discussed before..
you know what !!! you only posted.. :lol: :lol:
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Re: lines Xn [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2008, 09:28
oops!!!
sorry galthi se mistake ho gaya!!!
anyways for those who missed it that time ..now they can have a look..
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