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If a < x < b and c < y < d, is x < y ?

(1) a < c
(2) b < c

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 [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2004, 11:04
Go with B on this one. Only B ascertains that X's upper interval is less than Y's lower interval. Took me 10 seconds.

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Re: If a < x < b and c < y < d, is x < y? [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2013, 09:45
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If a < x < b and c < y < d, is x < y ?

(1) a < c --> given: a<x, c<y and a<c. Now, if a<(c<y)<x then the answer is YES but if a<x<(c<y) then the answer is NO. Not sufficient.

(2) b < c --> given: x<b, c<y and b<c, so x<(b<c)<y, which means that x<y. Sufficient.

Answer: B.

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Re: If a < x < b and c < y < d, is x < y?   [#permalink] 19 Sep 2013, 09:45
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