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Is y greater than x? (1) |y|<1 and |x| <2 (2) y>0

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Is y greater than x? (1) |y|<1 and |x| <2 (2) y>0 [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2010, 12:07
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Is y greater than x?

(1) |y|<1 and |x| <2

(2) y>0 and x is not 0
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Re: DS question [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2010, 13:18
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Statement 1: Insufficient

|y|<1. This means that \(-1<y<1\)

|x| <2. This means that \(-2<x<2\)

This is clearly insufficient.

Statement 2: Insufficient

y>0

x is not 0: Can be either positive or negative, greater than y or lesser than y.

Statement 1 and 2 together

y>0 and \(-1<y<1\). This means that \(0<y<1\)

x is not 0 and \(-2<x<2\). This means that \(-2<x<0\)and \(0<x<2.\)

Hence putting them together also insufficient. Hence the answer is E.
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Re: DS question [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2010, 22:41
I would go with E as well
Beautifully explained by "whiplash2411"
Re: DS question   [#permalink] 22 Jul 2010, 22:41
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