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# GMATPrep - Number properties - PS

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GMATPrep - Number properties - PS [#permalink]  22 Jul 2006, 16:41
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xy+z = x(y+z)
z = x(y+z) - xy
z = x(y+z -y)
z = xz

so, either x is 1 or z is 0

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Yes E is correct !

I made a silly error and landed up with B....which also seems to work

xy+z = x(y+z)

1*1+z=1(1+z)

i.e.
1+z = 1+z
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Re: GMATPrep - Number properties - PS [#permalink]  22 Jul 2006, 18:45
gmatornot wrote:
Can you help me with this one...

E. This reduces to the equation

z=xz, which can only hold if either z=0 or x=1
Re: GMATPrep - Number properties - PS   [#permalink] 22 Jul 2006, 18:45
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