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If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9

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If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9, which of the following could be the value of s-t?

I. -1
II. 0
III. 1

A. None
B. I only
C. II only
D. III only
E. II and III
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If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9, which of the following could be the value of s-t?

I. -1
II. 0
III. 1

A. None
B. I only
C. II only
D. III only
E. II and III



s>4

t<3 (multiply by -1) --> -t>-3

Add both of them

Thus s-t >4-3

or s-t>1. As none of the options given are greater than 1, the answer is none.

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Re: If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9 [#permalink] New post 27 Mar 2013, 06:18
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If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9, which of the following could be the value of s-t?

I. -1
II. 0
III. 1

A. None
B. I only
C. II only
D. III only
E. II and III

Solution :
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2s > 8 => s > 4
3t < 9 => t < 3

The given values can be represented on the number line as follows :

--t-----------3---------------4--------s-----------
|----+ve---|---------1-----|-+ve-+|

So,s-t will be greater than 1.
Correct option is A.
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