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Merco has been in business longer than Nolen. Inc, Olean Industries was founded years before the Potter Company, and the Potter Company was started years after the Quarles Corporation. Nolen, Inc., and the Quarles Corporation were founded in the same year.
If the information above is true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than Merco.
(B) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than the Quarles Corporation.
(C) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as Olean Industries.
(D) Merco has been in business for more years than the Potter Company.
(E) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as the Potter Company.
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Merco has been in business longer than Nolen. Inc, Olean Industries was founded years before the Potter Company, and the Potter Company was started years after the Quarles Corporation. Nolen, Inc., and the Quarles Corporation were founded in the same year.
If the information above is true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than Merco.
(B) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than the Quarles Corporation.
(C) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as Olean Industries.
(D) Merco has been in business for more years than the Potter Company.
(E) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as the Potter Company.


using first letter of the company names .. its given that. Inequality is based on number of years in business
M>N
O>P
Q>P
N=Q
we can say
M>Q>P
O>P
N=Q
we only only say D must be true and rest of the options are either false or may not be true

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OA : D.
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Yes it should be D.
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New post 17 Mar 2010, 13:38
From the question:
1.) M>N
2.) O>P
3.) P<Q
therefore, N=Q....so, C is the only one which can be true.

urgh yes d...sorry read the question wrong..my manager just can't bothering me :evil:
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Merco has been in business longer than Nolen. Inc, Olean Industries was founded years before the Potter Company, and the Potter Company was started years after the Quarles Corporation. Nolen, Inc., and the Quarles Corporation were founded in the same year.
If the information above is true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than Merco.
(B) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than the Quarles Corporation.
(C) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as Olean Industries.
(D) Merco has been in business for more years than the Potter Company.
(E) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as the Potter Company.


Ans is D

M>N=Q>P<O
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Answer is D.

1. M > N
2. O > P
3. Q > P
4. N = Q

Hence..

M > (N,Q) > P

No relation can be established anything related with Olean ( except the given condition ). Hence eliminating all the answer choices having Olean in it.

From established relation, we can conclude the correct answer choice as - D.

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D for me too.
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Ans. D :wink:
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D.

How easily to eliminate wrong answer choices?


1)obseve that P is the smallest M is the biggest. and N and Q have reference to both M and P. only Olean is on the air.

2)eliminate all answer choices with Olean: A, B, C - as Olean has clear reference except for P

3) N=Q>P eliminate E.

So, it is D.
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M -- N= Q---P ( M is oldest of all , Co's N&Q are at the same time ,P is the youngest )
We don't Know about Company "O". We eliminate the Ans choice Containing O ( A,B,C)
E is definitely wrong.. So Ans D) is correct one
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I seriously wish I get atleast 10 questions like this in real GMAT :)
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D.. ! Its similar to one on the seeds in OG11
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Easy but indeed confusing

Correct answer is D
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