Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 06 May 2015, 00:14

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Math concepts

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:
Intern
Joined: 21 May 2006
Posts: 45
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Math concepts [#permalink]  17 Jun 2006, 07:51
Sorry for another basic question

if | y - 2 | = 1 what are the possible values of y ?

also can someone explain how to use geometry for this kind of questions ?

Thanks for the help.
Manager
Joined: 09 May 2006
Posts: 99
Location: Bangalore, India
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  17 Jun 2006, 08:07
Manager
Joined: 16 Apr 2006
Posts: 79
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Math concepts [#permalink]  17 Jun 2006, 08:09
njvenkatesh wrote:
Sorry for another basic question

if | y - 2 | = 1 what are the possible values of y ?

also can someone explain how to use geometry for this kind of questions ?

Thanks for the help.

1.If y-2 >0, then y-2 =1,y=3
2.If y-2<0, then -(y-2)=1, -y+2=1 =>y=1
Intern
Joined: 21 May 2006
Posts: 45
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

GMAT Question [#permalink]  10 Jul 2006, 20:40
Could you please help me explain this question with the above diagram ?
Attachments

GMAT_help3.JPG [ 4.17 KiB | Viewed 583 times ]

Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Jul 2005
Posts: 406
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  11 Jul 2006, 10:40
(B)

I . tells u that x is an integer, can be 10 or 3.. which is insufficient.
II. tells u 0 < x < 1, and for any value |x-5| will be greater than 4 .. sufficiet
Director
Joined: 06 May 2006
Posts: 781
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 0

[#permalink]  11 Jul 2006, 11:08
#1. x is an integer... not sufficient
#2. x^2 < 1 => -1 < x < 1... for any value we have |x - 5| > 4. Sufficient.

Hence B.
[#permalink] 11 Jul 2006, 11:08
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 If math concepts are just not registering... 10 01 Aug 2011, 14:02
Maths core concepts 1 18 Apr 2011, 11:22
Free videos to understand math concepts 0 19 Mar 2010, 05:37
2 GMAT Math Overview/Formulas/Concepts 2 03 Mar 2009, 14:44
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# Math concepts

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.