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Find the number of days in the year X [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2012, 19:57
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Find the number of days in the year X

(1) IN YEAR X THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY IS EQUAL TO TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH
(2) IN YEAR X THERE ARE EXACTLY 5 MONTHS WHICH DO NOT HAVE 31 DAYS.

IS THE ANSWER E?
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Re: DATA SUFFICIENCY QUESTION1 [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2012, 20:24
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find the number of days in the year X
1 IN YEAR X THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY IS EQUAL TO TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH
2 IN YEAR X THERE ARE EXACTLY 5 MONTHS WHICH DO NOT HAVE 31 DAYS.

IS THE ANSWER E?

Yes, it should be E.

Number of days in year X depends on days in february.

Statement 1: Total number of days in jan +feb = days in feb+march
Thats an obvious as well as useless statement. days in march and jan are equal (31). we dont get number of days in feb.
Not sufficient

Statement 2: Exactly 5 months which do not have 31 days.
Again and obvious and useless statement. every year has 7 months with 31 days and 5 months which do not have 31 days. we cant get number of days in feb
Not sufficient.

Combining these statements also would not give any new information.

Ans E it is.
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Re: DATA SUFFICIENCY QUESTION1 [#permalink] New post 14 Nov 2012, 01:07
Question is basically Is the year X a leap year.

1)True for all years. Insufficient.

2)True for all years. Insufficient.

Answer is E.

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