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# If wx=y then what is the value of xy? 1) wx^2=16 2) y=4

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If wx=y then what is the value of xy? 1) wx^2=16 2) y=4 [#permalink]  27 Nov 2006, 16:55
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If wx=y then what is the value of xy?

1) wx^2=16
2) y=4
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If wx=y then what is the value of xy?

1) wx^2=16
2) y=4

multiplying original by x gives wx^2 = xy

From 1) wx^2=16=xy SUFF

From 2) y = 4 so x could equal 1 and w= 4 or x=2 and w=2 INSUFF
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