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Is p+q > r+s? A. p > r+s B. q > r+s

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Is p+q > r+s? A. p > r+s B. q > r+s [#permalink] New post 11 Nov 2009, 08:24
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Is p+q > r+s?

A. p > r+s
B. q > r+s
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Re: Inequality question [#permalink] New post 11 Nov 2009, 08:49
zaarathelab wrote:
Is p+q > r+s?

A. p > r+s
B. q > r+s


answer E

if
r = -2 s = 0
p = -1 and q = -3/2

does not translate to p + q > r + s
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Re: Inequality question [#permalink] New post 11 Nov 2009, 08:59
A = insufficient (no mention of q)
B = insufficient (no mention of p)

Combining both,

if p=r=3 and r=s=1
then p+q > r+s

But if,

P=q=-3 and r=s=-4
then p+q < r+s
Insufficient (2 answers)

Hence E
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Re: Inequality question [#permalink] New post 15 Nov 2009, 08:28
are you sure this a 700level question, either ways thanks for posting....
Re: Inequality question   [#permalink] 15 Nov 2009, 08:28
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