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# If Ann saves x dollars each week and Beth saves y dollars

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If Ann saves x dollars each week and Beth saves y dollars [#permalink]  23 Jun 2006, 22:55
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If Ann saves x dollars each week and Beth saves y dollars each week, what is the total amount that they save per week?
(1) Beth saves \$5 more per week than Ann saves per week.
(2) It takes Ann 6 weeks to save the same amount that Beth saves in 5 weeks.
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Statement 1 gives y = x + 5 Not sufficient
Statement 2 gives 5y = 6x Not sufficient

Taking both Statement 1 + Statement 2

you can solve

So C
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1) B = A + 5 (insuff)

2) 6A = 5B or A = 5/6B(Insuff)

Combined:
Take A = 5/6B and substitute B=5/6B + 5

B - 5/6B = 5

6/6B - 5/6B = 5

1/6B = 5

B = 30 etc.

Choice C should be correct.
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C nothing to add to above explanation.
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