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In the fraction X/Y, where X and Y are positive integers,

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In the fraction X/Y, where X and Y are positive integers, [#permalink]  06 Nov 2011, 07:16
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In the fraction X/Y, where X and Y are positive integers, what is the value of Y?
1) The least common denominator of X/Y and 1/3 is 6
2) X = 1

Pls discuss.
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Re: DS Question [#permalink]  06 Nov 2011, 08:10
In the fraction X/Y, where X and Y are positive integers, what is the value of Y?
1) The least common denominator of X/Y and 1/3 is 6
2) X = 1

Pls discuss.

Value of Y can be "2" or "6" for least common denominator of X/Y and 1/3 to be 6.
LCD of 2 and 3 = 6
LCD of 6 and 3 = 6
Hence, (1) = insuff.

(2) - not relevant information. insuff.
Hence answer is E.

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