If the price increased by x% from 2001 to 2002 and by y% from 2002 to 2003, what is the percentage increase from 2001 to 2003?
(1) xy = 30
(2) 100x + 100y + xy = 800
Let price, P be 100.
after x% increase, price P1 = 100+x
After y% further increase, price P2 = 100+x + (100+x)*(y/100)
% increase = Increase in price / original price = (p2-p)*100/p = (100 X +100Y+xy)/100.
B gives numerator value. so sufficient but A is not.
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